Lawal graduated from Ahmadu Bello University in 1987 with B.Sc. in political science. he obtained an M.Sc. in political science/international relations from the same university in 1992, and holds a Ph.D.
in business administration from Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, before going further to develop himself by taking courses at prestigious universities, including the London School of Economics,
Harvard Business School, Oxford University Business School and Lagos Business School among others.
Dauda Lawal Career
Dauda Lawal Dare served as a political education officer with the Agency for Mass Mobilization for Social and Economic Reliance Nigeria. In 1989, he became an assistant general manager when he joined Westex Nigeria Limited.
Dauda Lawal was appointed an assistant consular officer (immigration) in 1994 and later became chief protocol officer in the Embassy of Nigeria, Washington, D.C, U.S.
In 2003, he joined First Bank of Nigeria Plc as the relationship manager and was at various times senior manager in the Abuja Area office. In 2011, he was promoted to the position of executive vice president, public sector, North of First Bank of Nigeria Plc, after he had served in numerous position.
In 2012, he became the executive director, public sector, North of First Bank of Nigeria Plc.
Dauda Lawal later joined politics and ran for the seat of the governor of the zamfara state APC primary election held in 2018 but he lost to Idris Shehu Mukhtar.
In the 2023 Zamfara state gubernatorial election, he contested and won the office of the governor of zamfara state under the People Democratic Party.
Dauda Lawal ran for office in 2019 for governor of Zamfara state under the flagship of APC.
Dating & Relationship status
He is currently single. He is not dating anyone. We don’t have much information about He’s past relationship and any previous engaged. According to our Database, He has no children.
Awards and Honors
Lawal has received several awards and recognitions throughout his career. In 2006, he was awarded the FirstBank CEO Merit Award for Outstanding Performance as the “Best Business Development Manager.” He also received the “Most Enterprising Staff” award in 2009.
Dauda Lawal is one of the wealthiest bankers & listed as the most popular Banker. According to various sources, Dauda Lawal’s net worth is approximately $1.5 Million.