Abubakar Sani Bello Age, Biography, Wife, Family, Tribe and Net Worth

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). Check out his age, biography, wife, family, tribe and net worth.


Abubakar Sani Bello was born on 17 December 1967 and is 53 years old.

Abubakar Sani Bello Wife And Family

Abubakar is the son of the Nigerian former military Governor of Kano state Col. Sani Bello (RTD). 

He is married to Dr. Amina Abdul salami who is the daughter of former military head of state, General Abdul salami Abubakar. 

Dr Amina is a consultant Gynecologist who works with the Barau Dikko Specialist Hospital in Kaduna. The union is blessed with three children: Muhammad, Abdul Salam and Maryam.


Abubakar Sani Bello is a Hausa man and also a devoted Muslim.

Educational background

He attended St. Louis primary school, Kano from 1974 – 1979 and later went to Nigerian Military School from 1980 – 1985 then was admitted into University of Maiduguri from 1986 – 1991 where he obtained a B.Sc. in Economics. 

He has worked in various places in 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

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 Committee’s aim is to rebuild and reposition the party for better performance in 2023 elections.

Before he became the governor of Niger state, he was appointed the commissioner for commerce and investment by Aliyu Abubakar, who was the former governor of Niger State. 

He held this position for a period of one year (2009-2010). Abubakar has held several top managerial positions at many multi-national companies such as Chairman of Millennium Travel and Tours, Director at Investment Center Limited and Director at Dana Air. 

He has also served as an important member of some boards in Nigeria.

Abubakar Sani Bello Net Worth

Abubakar Sani Bello is considered to be one of the richest governors in Nigeria. This is due to the fact that research speculates his net worth to be $1 billion (₦412.2 billion). 

His huge fortune comes from holding several key positions at big establishments and politics as well. 

Abubakar Sani Bello explored his post-secondary school life at the shipping department of Offshore Pipelines International (OPI). 

Despite taking a break in 2009, he has left a mark in several industries. 

He was also the Alternate Director at MTN Nigeria, Board member of Broad Bank, Chairman of Prudent Healthcare Management limited, and Chairman/CEO of Heritage Hospitality Services LTD.

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In Conclusion

There is no doubt why Abubakar Sani Bello is considered one of the richest Governors in Nigeria. 

Apart from the fact that he is the son of a past military governor who is a billionaire, he has committed himself to corporate and public duties and has made quite a fortune of his own.

This page features all you need to know about his age, biography, wife, family, tribe and net worth.

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