Kaletapwa George Farauta, a distinguished Nigerian professor and seasoned politician, currently serves as the Deputy Governor of Adamawa State, showcasing her exemplary leadership and commitment to public service. 

Born on November 28, 1965, in Numan Local Government of Adamawa State, Farauta’s educational journey began with her primary schooling at Numan II Primary School, where she displayed exceptional academic aptitude. She continued her education at the Federal Government Girls College (FGGC) Yola, graduating with her Senior School Certificate in 1983. Her passion for education led her to pursue her National Certificate in Education at the Federal College of Education (FCE) Yola in 1987. 

Farauta’s academic achievements continued with her first and second degrees in Agricultural Extension from the University of Nigeria Nsukka in 1989 and 1995, respectively. Her quest for knowledge culminated in the attainment of her PhD from the Federal University of Technology, now known as Modibbo Adama Federal University of Technology, Yola. 

Throughout her career, Farauta has held various key positions in the educational sector, including serving as the Executive Chairman of the Adamawa State Universal Basic Education Board (ADSUBEB) and as the Honourable Commissioner for Higher Education in Adamawa State. Her dedication and outstanding contributions to the advancement of education in the state earned her the role of acting Vice Chancellor at Adamawa State University in 2017, which was later confirmed by the state government. 

Farauta’s leadership, academic excellence, and commitment to the development of education have made her a beacon of inspiration in Adamawa State and beyond. Her visionary leadership and tireless efforts continue to positively impact the educational landscape of the state, paving the way for a brighter future for generations to come.