Sule Lamido is the former governor of Jigawa state. He was born in Bamaina, Birnin Kudu Local Government Area of Jigawa State Nigeria. Sule Lamido served as a two term governor of Jigawa State from April 2007 – 2015. He is a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). He ran successfully for reelection on 26 April 2011.
Alhaji Lamido Sule is married to Hajiya Maryam Lamido Sule, they have two sons (Aminu and Mustapha) and a daughter (Hadiza).
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Bamaina, Katsina State
30 August 1948
Governor of Jigawa state
- He was appointed as the Nigerian Minister for Foreign Affairs in 1999, a position he held till 2003.
- He was elected as the executive governor of Jigawa state in 2007 after winning the gubernatorial elections.
Awards & Honours
He constructed the Dutse international Airport in Jigawa.
- In 2015 he and his sons were put on trial for embezzling state fund by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
- After being appointed as Foreign Minister in June 1999, he was embroiled in a political dispute his patron, Abubakar Rimi who had been turned down as Obasanjo’s Vice-Presidential partner and was lobbying for the Foreign Minister job.