ABOUT GOVERNOR AMINU WAZIRI TAMBUWAL

Barrister Aminu Waziri Tambuwal was born into the religious and aristocratic family of Wazirin Tambuwal on 10th January 1966. He started early education, like all Muslim children, at a very early age. He was then enrolled into Tambuwal Primary School in 1972. At completion of Primary School in 1979, young Aminu Waziri was admitted into Government Teachers College Dogondaji where he studied for five years and completed in 1984 with Grade II Teachers’ Certificate.

From The Government House:

Governor Tambuwal approves N380m for feeding of Sokoto residents at Ramadan

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Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto has approved the sum of N380 million for the feeding of Islamic residents in the state just as he also gave permission for the creating of more food centres during the Ramadan. Tambuwal disclosed this in Sokoto, according to a report by Daily Trust.

Governor Tambuwal dissolves cabinet

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Governor Tambuwal of Sokoto state has dissolved his cabinet

Tambuwal appoints ex finance commissioner as SSG

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overnor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has appointed the immediate past commissioner for finance, Sa’idu Umar, as secretary to the state government.

Almajiri situation will hurt us in future – Tambuwal

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Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has expressed fears that the practice of begging by Almajiris expose them to dangerous habits which he says “will in turn, hurt us in near future.”

Tambuwal attends burial of 25 persons killed in fresh bandits attack

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The governor of Sokoto state on Sunday, June 9, attended the funeral of 25 people killed in fresh attack by bandits

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Gov. Tambuwal today condoled with the people of Rimawa village

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Gov Tambuwal today condoled with the people of Rimawa village in goronyo local govt over the boat mishap in which 13 people...

Insecurity: Tambuwal urges the west to review travel advisories

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Sokoto State Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has appealed to Western countries to review their travel advisories cautioning their citizens from traveling to some northern states, including Sokoto, perceived as having security challenges. Tambuwal made the appeal, yesterday, when he received the French Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Jérôme Pasquier, at Government House, Sokoto.

2023: Buhari should bequeath an enduring legacy, says Tambuwal

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President Muhammadu Buhari has been urged to toe the path of honour and dignity by bequeathing a durable democratic system imbued with workable institutional structures that will stand the test of time.

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Minimum wage: Sokoto Government approves N30,000 payment

Sokoto state government, under Tambuwal-led administration, has approved the new national minimum wage

Governor Tambuwal dissolves cabinet

Governor Tambuwal of Sokoto state has dissolved his cabinet

Sokoto declares Monday, September 2, public holiday to mark New Islamic Year

The governor of Sokoto state has declared Monday, September 2, as public holiday

Coronavirus: Tambuwal imposes curfew Sokoto seeks Buhari’s intervention

Governor Tambuwal has called for President Buhari's support in fighting COVID-19 spread in Sokoto state - The Sokoto state governor also a curfew from 8pm to 6am daily in the state, starting from Monday, May 4 - According to NCDC, Sokoto has 66 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths.

Sallah: Tambuwal releases N70m as gift to Sokoto pilgrims

The sum of N70 million has been approved as Sallah gift to 3,496 Sokoto state pilgrims in Saudi Arabia by Governor Aminu Tambuwal

Tambuwal receives unity torch, reaffirms commitment to sports development

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal on Tuesday received the torch of unity totem for the forthcoming National Sports Festival scheduled to hold in Edo State from April 20.

Social Development

Construction of Rijiya Fly-over.

Construction of Rijiya Flyer over.

Sokoto Farmers Get N1.4 Billion Fertilizer Subsidy

Sokoto state government said it will spend the sum of N1.4 billion to subsidise the price of fertilizer for its farmers in...

Coronavirus: Tambuwal imposes curfew Sokoto seeks Buhari’s intervention

Governor Tambuwal has called for President Buhari's support in fighting COVID-19 spread in Sokoto state - The Sokoto state governor also a curfew from 8pm to 6am daily in the state, starting from Monday, May 4 - According to NCDC, Sokoto has 66 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths.

Politics

Gov. Tambuwal today condoled with the people of Rimawa village

Gov Tambuwal today condoled with the people of Rimawa village in goronyo local govt over the boat mishap in which 13 people...

Tambuwal orders immediate payment minimum wage workers

Sokoto workers will be receiving the new N30,000 minimum wage from January 2020.

Hate speech bill: Governor Tambuwal warns against dictatorship

Governor Aminu Tambuwal has voiced his opposition against the hate speech bill.