Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Career, Net Worth

September 03, 2020

Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai Biography
Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai is a Nigerian born politician and lawyer.
He is the present governor of Kaduna State.
We'd be seeing Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai's biography, date of birth, age, early life, family, wives, children, education, career, net worth, houses, cars, social media handles and more.

Full Names: Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai
Date of birth: 16th February, 1960
Age: 60 years
Nationality: Nigeria
Education: Georgetown University, University of London
Wives: Hadiza Isma El-Rufai, Asia Ahmad, Aisha Ummi Garba
Children: Hamza El-Rufai, Yasmin El-Rufai, Bilkisu El-Rufai, Mustapha El-Rufai, Ahmed El-Rufai
Books: The Accidental Public Servant
Net Worth: $400 million

Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family, Education, Political Career

Born on the 16th of February, 1960, Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai is a Nigerian born politician and lawyer.
He is the present governor of Kaduna State.
He was born to a Fulani family in Daudawa and lost his father when he was just 8 years old
He was sponsored through his early schooling by a Kaduna based uncle.
El-Rufai is married to three wives. His first wife, Hadiza Isma El-Rufai is a writer and they run the Yasmin El-Rufai Foundation (YELF).
It was set up in honour of their daughter who died in 2011.
El-Rufai attended the Barewa College. President Umaru Yar'Adua was the house captain of his dormitory.
He graduated from school in the year 1976 and was a winner of the Barewa Old Boys' Association Academic Achievement" Trophy.
El-Rufai moved on to the Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, from where he received a bachelor's degree in quantity surveying with first class honours.
He also has a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.
He has a good number of other academic qualifications from other prestigious schools all over the world.

El-Rufai was appointed an economic advisor by General Abdulsalami Abubakar in 1998, following the death of military head of state General Sani Abacha.
He was appointed the director of the Bureau of Public Enterprises in 1999 under the regime of President Olusegun Obasanjo.
On the 29th of May 2015, El-Rufai was sworn in as the 22nd Governor of Kaduna State.

Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai Net Worth

Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai is a Nigerian born politician, lawyer and quantity surveyor. According to, he is estimated to be net worth over $400 million.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai on:
Facebook - Nasir El-Rufai
Instagram @nelrufai
Twitter @elrufai

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