Yakubu Nkeki Maina, also known as Samuel Yaya Maina is the chairman of Abducted Chibok School Girls. He was born in 1958 in Mbalala, Chibok Local Government, Borno State.
He attended Mbalala Primary School from 1976-1981 and graduated from Teachers College, Damboa in 1986. He also completed his training at College of Education, Gashue in 1991. Yakubu also holds a diploma in Public Administration and works as a teacher. He is married with six children.