Biography, family, schooling, governor of Nasarawa State, and wealth of Abdullahi Sule.
Engineer Abdullahi Sule is a politician, investor, and entrepreneur from Nigeria who was born on December 26, 1959. On the ticket of the All Progressive Congress, he was reelected as Nasarawa State’s governor to serve through 2023. (APC).
Abdullahi Sule Biography & Profile Summary
Name Abdullahi Sule
Date of Birth 26-Dec-1959
Age in 2023 64
Birth Place Akwanga
Abdullahi Sule Family
On December 26, 1959, he was born in Gudi Station, Akwanga-West Development Area, Nasarawa State.
Abdullahi Sule is a Muslim who has two wives, Hajiya Silifa and Hajiya Farida.
Abdullahi Sule Education
In 1968, he attended Roman Catholic Mission (RMC) Primary School in Gudi Station.
In 1974, he enrolled in Zang Secondary School, and in 1977, he enrolled in Government Technical College, Bukuru.
In 1980, after finishing secondary school, he enrolled at Plateau State Polytechnic in Barkin Ladi.
He then left Nigeria on a scholarship to attend Indiana University in Terre Haute, Indiana, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Technology and a Master of Science in Industrial Technology.
Abdullahi Sule Career
Sule returned to Nigeria in 1985 to work as a youth corps member for the Plateau Utilities Board.
In 1985, he was hired as a Production Engineer at the Jos Steel Rolling Mill.
After returning to the United States in 1989, he worked for a number of companies (including Lancer Corporation, OEM component, and Osyka Corporation) before returning to Nigeria in 2000.
When he returned to Nigeria, he co-founded and became the managing director/CEO of Sadiq Petroleum Nigeria Limited in Lagos.
Under his leadership, the company was successful in its bid to acquire African Petroleum (AP) Plc, and he was appointed CEO of AP in 2001.
Prior to his gubernatorial bid in 2018, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc. named Abdullahi Sule as the Company’s substantive Group Managing Director (GMD) on June 21.
On October 1, 2018, he won the All Progressive Congress gubernatorial primaries in Nasarawa State.
Engineer Abdullahi Sule was declared the Governor-elect of Nasarawa State on March 10, 2019, following the March 9, 2019, Nasarawa gubernatorial election.
On May 29, 2019, he was sworn in as governor of Nasarawa State.
Abdullahi Sule winner of Nasarawa governorship election
The All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate for governor of Nasarawa State, Gov. Abdullahi Sule, has been proclaimed the victor by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The declaration was made on Monday in Lafia at the Nasarawa State Collation Center by Prof. Ishaya Tanko, INEC’s State Collation Officer and Returning Officer.
The candidate for the APC received 347, 209 votes overall, defeating David Ombugadu, a candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who received 283, 016 votes, according to the INEC returning officer.
Abdullahi Sule Net worth
The net worth of Abdullahi Sule is estimated to be around $5 million.