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Empowering Education and Advocacy: Dachung Musa Bagos’s Impactful Journey

By: Peter Ritdung Wakkias


In the vibrant landscape of Nigerian politics, one name that resonates for his commitment to community development, education, and humanitarian efforts is Dachung Musa Bagos. Born on June 4, 1977, in Apata, Jos North Local Government Area of Plateau State, Bagos has emerged as a key figure within the Peoples Democratic Party, representing the Jos South/Jos East federal constituency of Plateau State in the 9th National Assembly.

A Man of Education and Versatility

Dachung Musa Bagos’s journey to the political forefront is intertwined with his commitment to education. After completing his early education at Ekan Primary School, he pursued further studies at the Jos Development Enterprise Commercial School, where he earned a Diploma in Secretariat Administration. The quest for knowledge led him to the University of Jos, where he obtained a Diploma in Law. Seeking a diverse educational experience, he also enriched his understanding at the Jos ECWA Theological Seminary.

Political Ascent and Representation

Bagos’s political journey reached a pivotal point in 2019 when he was elected to the Federal House of Representatives. His passion for the welfare of his constituents and commitment to public service earned him a re-election in the 2023 general election. As a representative of the people, Bagos has worked tirelessly to address the needs and concerns of the Jos South/Jos East federal constituency.

Philanthropy and Social Responsibility

Beyond the political arena, Dachung Musa Bagos has demonstrated a deep sense of social responsibility and philanthropy. Recognizing the importance of quality education, he has commissioned two modern classrooms with office, store, and solar power for Gwandang LEA Primary School, Bukuru-Gyel in Jos South LGA. Moreover, Bagos has sponsored the education of female students at Government Technical College Bukuru, distributing hundreds of exercise books to support their academic endeavors.

His foundation, the Dachung Musa Bagos Foundation, stands as a testament to his commitment to education. The foundation has provided scholarships to 598 students at Government Secondary School Godong in Jos East LGA and Government Secondary School Chugwi in Jos South LGA, furthering his vision of empowering the youth through education.

Humanitarian Response in the Face of Adversity

In moments of crisis, Bagos has exhibited compassion and solidarity with his community. Following an attack by Fulani militants in Plateau State, where seven Christians lost their lives and two others were severely injured, Bagos not only condemned the heinous act as “callous” and “inhumane” but also took swift action. He visited the victims, offering solace to grieving families, and went a step further by covering the medical bills of the injured.

Dachung Musa Bagos’s journey is a testament to the transformative power of education and the impact a dedicated public servant can have on a community. Through his multifaceted efforts in politics, education, and philanthropy, Bagos continues to shape a better future for the people he represents, leaving an indelible mark on the political and social landscape of Plateau State.

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Peter Ritdung Wakkias is a Nigerian blogger and programmer, known for being the CEO of www.dworldgist.com and www.gospelrespec.com. He holds a Higher National Diploma in Computer Science from Isa Mustapha Agwai 1 Polytechnic Lafia. Based in Lafia, Nasarawa State.

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