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Shuaibu Yaman: Biography, Age, Career and More



Shuaibu Yaman Abdullahi (SYA) is a Nigerian politician and flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara for the 2023 gubernatorial election.

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Shuaibu Abdullahi is a Nupe native from Ankurifun Shonga, Shonga Emirate of Edu Local Government Area (LGA), Kwara State.

He was born to the family of Alhaji Abdullahi, popularly known as Alhaji Bacita.

As at 2023, Shuaib is 64 years old.


He had his primary education at Native Authority Primary School, Shonga, which was renamed Central Primary School between 1964 and 1969.

Thereafter, he proceeded to Gov’t Sec. Such. Omu-Aran where he completed his Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) between 1970 and 1974.

He proceeded to the School of Basic Studies, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria for one year Interim Jamb Matriculation Program and was subsequently absorbed into the Department of Business Administration, where he graduated as the best graduating student with Second Class Division (2.1) in 1979.


After his graduation, he was employed as Assistant Secretary, Economic Relation Department of Ministry of External Affairs in July 1980.

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In September 1980, he transferred his career service to SCOA Motor & SCOAGRI, a private company with headquarters in Lagos, which deals in Agricultural machinery, motor vehicles and other agricultural-related services.

He was enlisted into the company as Trainee Manager and rose to Branch Manager, Commercial Manager and subsequently Deputy General Manager in 1988, after which he voluntarily resigned.

After resigning from SCOA Motor & SCOAGRI, Shuiabu established Agromatrix Nigeria Limited.

Federal Government Appointments and Board Membership

  1. Federal Commissioner, Revenue Mobilization and Fiscal Commission. (2019 – date)
  2. Member, Mineral and Metals National Technical Working Group for Vision 20: 2020
  3. Member, Abuja Investment Company Board (2018 – 2019
  4. Member, Nigeria Railway Board (2006- 2007)
  5. Chairman, Railway Reform Implementation Committee (2006 – 2007)
  6. Member, Nigeria Railway Board (2008 – 2011)
  7. Member, National Sugar Development Council (1992 – 1994)
  8. Member, Technical Committee on Sugar Development (1993 – 1994)
  9. Member, Implementation Committee on Sugar Policy for Nigeria (1991-1992)

Corporate and State Government Appointments

  1. Director, Media Trust Limited, publisher of the Daily Trust Newspaper
  2. Director, Trade Bank PLC (1992 – 1999)
  3. Director, Kwara State Grains Production Company (1991- 1992)
  4. Director, Kwara State Investment Company (1988- 1992)


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