Abba Kabir Yusuf Biography, Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Wikipedia

Abba Kabir Yusuf Biography

Abba Kabir Yusuf Biography, Wiki, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Wikipedia:- Abba Kabir Yusuf is a Nigerian politician and the Governor of Kano State. He was born on January 5, 1963, in Kano State’s Gaya Local Government Area. He is the son-in-law of Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, a former Kano State governor and NNPP leader. From 2011 to 2015, he was the Commissioner of Works, Housing, and Transport in Kano State during Kwankwaso’s administration. He ran for governor under the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in 2019 but lost to Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of the APC in a contentious supplemental poll. He went to court to contest the outcome, but his case was dismissed at every level.

Since the PDP denied him a ticket for the 2023 election, he joined the NNPP and became its flagbearer, with Aminu Abdussalam Gwarzo as his running mate.

Abba Kabir Yusuf’s Biography, Age, Wife, Career, Wiki, Net Worth

Name Abba Kabir Yusuf
Profession Politician
Birth Place Gaya, Nigeria
Date of Birth 5 January 1963
Age  60 year old
Material status Married
Wife Name Hajiya Maryam Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso
Child 4
Religion Muslim
Ethnicity Nigerian
Father Name Not Known
Mother Name Unknown
Height 5 Feet 10 inch
Weight 73 kg
Hair Color Black
Skin Color Black
Net worth $500k USD
Category Wiki

Who is Abba Kabir Yusuf

Abba Kabir Yusuf is a Nigerian politician from the Sullubawa clan of the Fulani Genawa Clan. His maternal grandmother is Walin Zazzau Sheikh Umarul Wali ibn Galadiman Zazzau Malam Ahmadu, while his paternal grandmother is Zainab in Malam Saidu. Limamin Huggalawa is descended from the Huggalawa family of Bichi, and his maternal grandmother Khadijat Naja’atu is related to Gwani Mukhtar, the head of the Fulani Jihad in the Kanem-Bornu Empire. He was born in Kano State, Nigeria, in the Gaya local government region.

Abba Kabir Yusuf Early Life, Education

He then attended Dawakin Tofa Government Secondary School before transferring to Lautai Government Secondary School in Gumel, where he graduated in 1980. Abba Kabir Yusuf received his National Diploma (ND) in Civil Engineering from the Federal Polytechnic Mubi in 1985 and his Higher National Diploma (HND) in Civil Engineering from the Kaduna Polytechnic in 1989. Afterward, he graduated from Bayero University in Kano with a postgraduate diploma in management and a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Abba Kabir Yusuf

Aurbry Aliyu Yusuf Age

His age in 2023 is 60 years old. He was born on 5 January 1963 in Gaya Nigeria.

Abba Kabir Yusuf’s Wife, Child

His wife’s name is Hajiya Maryam Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, He has 4 children the name Muhammad Kabiru Abba Yusuf, Fatima Abba Yusuf, Aisha Abba Yusuf, and Khadija Abba Yusuf.


Between 1999 to 2003, he worked as a personal assistant and then as a special assistant to Kano State Governor Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso. From 2003 through 2006, when Kwankwaso was named Minister of Defence, Abba worked with him again. He served in Darfur/Somalia as a Special Assistant to the Special Advisor to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria until 2007. Abba was also nominated to the Governing Board of the National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), Ondo State, by late President Umaru Musa Yar’adua from 2009 to 2011. Abba was appointed as the governor’s First Principal Private Secretary (PPS) during Kwankwaso’s second term, and then as the state’s Commissioner for Works, Housing, and Transport.


Abba was rumored to have requested a thousand naira donation from members of the general public in September 2022 to support his campaign. In a statement released to the media by his assistant, Sanusi Bature, he rejected the rumor. He stated the “misinformation” is an attempt to smear his principal’s reputation. “We desire to warn the good people of Kano State, particularly supporters of our great party, the NNPP, to reject the substance of the film as a simple campaign of calumny planned by certain ill-behaved persons inside the opposition political circle,” Mr. Bature said in the statement.

“It is worth noting that his Excellency is aware of the existence of FRIENDS OF ABBA GIDA GIDA as a group of his associates from various Nigerian universities, other higher institutions, legal professionals, and those from the business community who organized themselves with the sole purpose of promoting good governance and democracy in which they found in him a worthy ambassador.

Net Worth

Currently, we do have not his exact date of birth but according to some references, his net worth is more than USD 500k.

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