Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Biography:

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal is a politician from Nigeria who holds the office of Governor of Sokoto State in Nigeria. He was first elected in the general elections of 2015 and then re-elected in the general elections of 2019.

Tambuwal is a member of the People’s Democratic Party and the honorary representative for the Tambuwal/Kebbe Federal Constituency in Sokoto State.

Plus, he served as the 10th Speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives. keep reading to find out more about Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Biography, net worth and career.

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Personal Life:

Aminu was born on January 10, 1966, to Waziri Tambuwal, a Hausa parent, in Tambuwal Village, Sokoto State.

He attended Tambuwal Primary School in Tambuwal, Sokoto State, where he earned his First School Leaving Certificate in 1979, and Government Teachers’ College in Dogon-Daji, where he earned his Teachers Grade Eleven Certificate in 1984.

He subsequently went on to Usman Dan Fodio University in Sokoto to study law, earning an LLB (Hons) degree in 1991. He earned his BL and was admitted to the bar in 1992 after finishing his one-year, required legal study at the Nigerian Law School in Lagos.


Besides studying for his law degree, he attended several courses abroad, among which are;

Telecoms Regulatory Master Class–Bath UK, 2004

Lawmaking for the Communications Sectors –BMIT, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2004

Regulating a Competitive Industry-UK, Brussels, 2005

Tulane University – International Legislative Drafting, 2005

Stanford Graduate School of Business – Influence and Negotiation, 2008

KSG Harvard – Infrastructure in Market Economy


READ ALSO: Dapo Abiodun Biography, Net Worth and Career

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Biography Summary:

You can also check out Tambuwal wikipedia here

Full Name: Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Born: 10 January 1966 (age 57) Tambuwal, Northern Region, Nigeria (now Sokoto State, Nigeria)

Political party: People’s Democratic Party

Spouse: 1. Haj. Mariya Aminu Waziri 2. Maryam Mairo Mustapha Aminu Waziri

Children: 6

Residence: Sokoto

Education: Bachelor of Laws (Hons) degree

Alma mater: Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto

Occupation: Legislature, Executive

Profession: Legal Practitioner, politician

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Career:

While serving as Senator Abdullahi Wali’s personal assistant on legislative affairs from 1999 to 2000, Tambuwal began to learn the ins and outs of the legislative process.

He made the decision to vie for a parliamentary position in the Kebbe/Tambuwal Federal Constituency in 2003. Through the All Nigeria Peoples Party, he won a seat in the House of Representatives (ANPP).

Along with Attahiru Bafarawa, the former governor of Sokoto State, he defected to the Democratic People’s Party (DPP) a few months before the 2007 national elections.

However, Tambuwal turned back to the ANPP after the DPP refused return tickets to former ANPP lawmakers. There, he eventually succeeded in getting a ticket for the election.

However, Tambuwal also defected to the PDP after Alhaji Aliyu Wamakko, the ANPP’s candidate for governor of Sokoto State in the 2007 election, did the same.

Tambuwal, who is no stranger to party switching, left the ruling Peoples Democratic Party for the opposition All Peoples Congress in October 2014 in anticipation of the 2015 general elections, in which he planned to run for governor of Sokoto State.

Tambuwal ran for and won the Sokoto State governorship election on April 11, 2015. He took office on May 29, 2015.

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Net Worth:

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal net worth is estimated at around $22 Million


Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Social Media

Instagram: @aminuwaziritambuwal


Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal attracted the attention of all and sundry due to his charming and endearing personality as well as his great performance in office.

Many have given him awards and titles as a sign of their appreciation for the selfless services he provided to his fatherland.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *