Yakubu Dati hails from Mikang Local Government Area in
He was one time General Manager of corporate communications of Federal Airport
Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
Yakubu Dati was appointed Plateau State Commissioner of Information by Governor Simon Lalong in 2017 a capacity he served till 2019.
However, Yakubu Dati was included in the 23 man list of Commissioner designate sent to the Plateau State House of Assembly for screening and approval and was assigned Plateau State Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Town Planning tby Governor of Plateau State Simon Bako Lalong on 7th October 2019.