Engineer Abdullahi Sule (born December 26, 1959) is a Nigerian entrepreneur, businessman and politician. He is the serving Governor of Nasarawa State in the 2019 Governorship election under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
Abdullahi Sule is a Muslim and is married to Hajiya Silifa & Hajiya Farida .
|Name Of School||Degree||Year|
|Roman Catholic Mission (RMC) Primary School, Gudi Station||1968|
|Zang Secondary School||1974|
|Government Technical College,Bukuru||1977|
|Plateau State Polytechnic, in Barkin Ladi||1980|
|Indiana University, Terre Haute, Indiana||Mechanical Technology(B.Sc) & Industrial Technology(M.Sc)||1980-1984|
Returning to Nigeria in 1985, Sule served as a youth corps member with Plateau Utilities Board. He later joined the Jos Steel Rolling Mill in 1985 as a Production Engineer. Returning to the United States in 1989, he worked for several companies (Lancer Corporation, OEM component and Osyka Corporation among others) before returning to Nigeria in 2000. On his return to Nigeria, he co-founded Sadiq Petroleum Nigeria Limited in Lagos and was made the managing director/CEO. Under his leadership, the company won a bid to acquire African Petroleum (AP) Plc and he became the CEO of AP in 2001.
On June 21st, prior to his gubernatorial ambition in 2018, Dangote Sugar Refinery Plc. announced Abdullahi Sule as the substantive Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Company.
He won the gubernatorial primaries for Nasarawa State of the All Progressive Congress on October 1, 2018.
On March 10, 2019, Engineer Abdullahi Sule was declared as the Governor-elect of Nasarawa State at the 2019 Governorship Election which held on March 9, 2019. He was sworn in as governor of Nasarawa State on May 29, 2019.
Abdullahi sule’s political philosophy is one based on wittiness and tactful lobbying.
Awards & Honours
Construction of the 25km Mararraba-Udege feeder road, as well as the Keffi Square/Neighbourhood Market