Senator Sa’idu Ahmed Alkali was born on 12th February, 1969 in Dukku, Borno State. He obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from the University of Maiduguri, worked with the Dukku Local Government Council, and later joined the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). 

He is a three-term Senator representing Gombe North Senatorial District, serving between 2010 and 2023. The Distinguished Senator was also a Commissioner for Information in the State from 2008 to 2010. He is the Minister of Transportation.