Biography of Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Filed in Politician by on August 7, 2019

Biography of Aminu Waziri Tambuwal: Aminu Waziri Tambuwal a Nigerian politician, born January 10, 1966, currently the governor of Sokoto State.Aminu Tambuwal is a member of the People’s Democratic Party he was also 10th Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nigeria, representing the Tambuwal/Kebbe Federal Constituency of Sokoto State

Biography of Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Aminu Waziri Tambuwal
Biography of Aminu Waziri Tambuwal
Biography of Aminu Waziri Tambuwal
Governor of Sokoto State
Assumed office
May 2015
Preceded byAliyu Magatakarda Wamakko
Speaker of the House of Representatives of Nigeria
In office
June 2011 – June 2015
Preceded byDimeji Bankole
Succeeded byYakubu Dogara
Deputy Chief Whip of the House of Representatives of Nigeria
In office
June 2007 – June 2011
Member of the House of Representatives of Nigeria
In office
Preceded byHon. Sanyinna Aliyu Umar
Succeeded byHon Abdussamad Dasuki
Personal details
BornJanuary 10, 1966
Tambuwal Local Government, Sokoto State, Nigeria
Political partyPeoples Democratic Party
Spouse(s)1. Haj. Mariya Aminu Waziri

2. Maryam Mairo Mustapha Aminu Waziri

Alma materUsmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto
OccupationLegislature, Executive

Professional affiliations


  • Member, The Nigerian Bar Association
  • Public Relations Officer, The Nigerian Bar Association (1996-1997)
  • Member, Constitution Review Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (1997-1998)
  • Sokoto Branch Secretary, Nigerian Bar Association (1997-1998)
  • Assistant National Financial Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association (1998-2000)
  • First Assistant National Secretary of Nigerian Bar Association (2000-2002)
  • Member, Body of Benchers Nigeria
  • Member, International Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association

Biography of Aminu Waziri Tambuwal

Early life and education

Right Hon. Aminu from Tambuwal Village in Sokoto State to Waziri Tambuwal.

He attended Tambuwal Primary School, Tambuwal, where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate in 1979; and Government Teachers’ College, Dogon-Daji, where he obtained the Teachers Grade 11 Certificate in 1984. He then proceeded to Usman Dan Fodio University, Sokoto, where he studied Law, graduating with an LLB (Hons) degree in 1991. He completed his one-year compulsory legal studies at the Nigerian Law School, Lagos, obtained his BL and was called to the Bar in 1992.

Besides studying for his law degree, he has also attended several courses abroad, among which are the following: Telecoms Regulatory Master Class–Bath UK, 2004; Lawmaking for the Communications Sectors –BMIT, Johannesburg, South Africa, 2004; Regulating a Competitive Industry-UK, Brussels, 2005; Tulane University – International Legislative Drafting, 2005; Stanford Graduate School of Business – Influence and Negotiation, 2008 and KSG Harvard – Infrastructure in Market Economy, 200



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