Aminu Waziri Tambuwal (CFR) is a Nigerian politician, former Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, and the current Governor of Sokoto State. In 2007, he defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), alongside the former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa. However, when the PDP denied return tickets to former ANPP legislators, Right Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal swung back to the ANPP, where he eventually succeeded in picking up a ticket for the election.
Born January 10, 1966 in Tambuwal Village in Sokoto State. He is married to Haj. Mariya Aminu Waziri and Maryam Mairo Mustapha Aminu Waziri with four children
|1.||First School Leaving Certificate||Tambuwal Primary School, Tambuwal, Sokoto State||1979|
|2.||Teachers Grade 11 Certificate||Government Teachers’ College, Dogon-Daji,||1984|
|3.||LLB (Hons) degree (Law)||Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto||1991|
|4.||BL||Nigerian Law School, Lagos,||1992|
|1.||Public Relations Officer of the||NBA, Sokoto State chapter||1996 – 1997|
|2.||Member||Constitution Review Committee NBA||1997–1998|
|3.||Secretary of the Association||Sokoto branch||1997-1998|
|4.||Assistant National Financial Secretary||NBA||1998–2000|
|5.||First Assistant||National Secretary of the Association||2000-2002|
Tambuwal Village in Sokoto State
10th January 1966
All Progressive Congress (APC)
Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nigeria
Governor of Sokoto State,
Personal Assistant – Legislative Affairs to Senator Abdullahi Wali, 1999.
Kebbi/Tambuwal Federal Constituency – House of Representatives on the platform of the All Nigeria Peoples Party, 2003.
Minority Leader of the House, 2005 (ANPP).
Deputy Chief Whip, 2007 (PDP)
Chairman of the ad hoc committee (reviewed the report of the controversial power probe committee headed by Ndudi Elumelu)
Chairman, House Sub-Committee on the Bill for an Act to Amend the Land Use Act,
Acting Chairman, House Committee on Power.
Leader – Nigerian delegation to African,Caribbean
– Pacific & European Union Parliamentary Assembly (ACP-EU)
Vice-Chairman, Economic Committee ACP-EU, held in Prague,Czech Republic in April 2009.
Speaker of the House of Representative, 2011-2015
Governor, Sokoto State, (All Progressive Congress (APC)
He will be retiring from his current position as the Governor of Sokoto State in the upcoming 2023 election.
- VISIONARY LEADER Communicates his vision effectively in order to mobilise the people to participate in developing themselves, their community or the geo-polity they belong to.
Awards & Honours
National Honour of Commander of the Federal Republic (CFR)
Honorary Doctorate in Business Administration by the University of Calabar,
Commissioning Of Security Boats for the surveillance operation in Riverine Areas, Igbokoda. Commissioning of Internal link roads at OSUSTECH.