Abubakar Sani Bello Biography

Abubakar Sani Bello also known as Lolo, is a Nigerian politician and the current executive Governor of Niger State, Nigeria. He is a member of All Progressive Congress (APC).

Abubakar Sani Bello BiographyBackground

Abubakar Sani Bello was Born on 17 December 1967. He is the son of the Nigerian former military Governor of old Kano state Col. Sani Bello (RTD). He attended ST. Louis primary school, Kano from 1974 – 1979 and later went to Nigerian Military School from 1980 – 1985 then was given admission into University of Maiduguri 1986 – 1991 where He obtained a B.Sc in Economics. He has worked in virious places of the country Starting from His NYSC days where He was posted to serve in Port Harcourt in the Marketing department of NICOTES Services as Supervisor.

Political career

Gubernatorial run

Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello won the Niger State, APC gubernatorial primaries for the 2015 election. He polled 3,829 votes to defeat Senator Musa Ibrahim in the primary election. He later went ahead to win the general election with a total of 593,709 votes. He was declared winner by the INEC on 13 April, 2015. On March 9th, 2019, he was reelected as the Governor of Niger State.

On 24 August 2020, he endorsed a Reconciliation Committee and other committees at a State Executive Committee meeting, together with members of the National Assembly from the State led by Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi and other Party Chieftains. This Committees aim is to rebuild and reposition the party for better performance in 2023 elections.

Source: The African Media