Kure was born on the 26th day of February, 1956.
He studied civil engineering at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in 1976
He served in Benue State between 1976 to 1977 and started his working career with Niger State Ministry of Works as a pupil engineer before going for his masters degree at University of Newcastle, United Kingdom in 1981.
He returned to the state civil service and later left for Federal Capital Development Agency in Abuja as a senior engineer in 1985.
The late Governor retired from FCDA in 1995 as a director of engineering services and became the. Governor of Niger State from May 29th, 1999 to May 29th, 2007.
He was late appointed as a Chairman of Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) where he served till 2010.
Late Abdulkadir Abdullahi Kure is survived by his wife Senator Zainab Kure and sic children: four boys and two girls.
May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace and Aljannat Firdausi be his final abode. Amin.