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Ibrahim Shekarau Biography | Age | Education | Wife | Children | Net Worth

Ibrahim Shekarau served as governor of Kano State for two terms while serving as Nigeria’s previous minister of education. He served as the governor of Kano State from April 2003 to April 2007. He underwent reelection and served another term from 2007 to 2011. His affiliation is with the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), led by Rabiu Kwankwaso. He was one of the contenders for president in the 2011 general elections in Nigeria.

Ibrahim Shekarau Biography

Full Name : 
Ibrahim Shekarau

Date of Birth : 
5 November 1955

State of Origin : 
Kano State, Nigeria

Place of Birth : 
Kano State, Nigeria

Nationality : 

Spouses : 
Amina Shekarau, Zainab Shekarau, Halima Shekarau & Gaji Dantata

Net Worth

Ibrahim Shekarau is a famous Politician, born on November 5, 1955 in Nigeria. As of December 2022, Ibrahim Shekarau’s net worth is $5 Million.

Social Media Handles : 

Instagram: ibrahimshekarauofficial
Twitter: @MallamShekarau

Early Life and Career

Shekarau was born on November 5, 1955, in Kurmawa quarters, Kano state, Nigeria, and he is the son of a police officer. He had his primary school education at Gidan Makama Primary School (1961–1967) before he attended Kano Commercial College (1967–1973) for his secondary education. He completed his education and earned a degree in mathematics and education at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1973–1971).


Ibrahim Shekarau joined the civil service after earning his degree and began his work in 1978 at Government Technical College, Wudil, as a mathematics instructor. He was appointed principal of the Government Day Junior Secondary School in Wudil two years later. He was appointed principal of Government Secondary School, Hadejia in 1980 before being transferred to Government College Birnin Kudu in 1986, Government Secondary School Gwammaja in 1987, and Rumfa College in March 1988.

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