In this article, Lite9ja will be sharing all you need to know about a popular Nigerian Politician and New Kaduna Ministerial Nominee, Balarabe Abbas Biography, ranging from his Biography to early life, Age, Profile, Wikipedia, State Of Origin, wife, family, Real Name, career, news, net worth, etc.
Balarabe Abbas Biography
Who is Balarabe Abbas Lawal?
Balarabe Abbas Lawal Biography
Abbas Lawal Balarabe (Born February 5, 1958 – 65 years) is a well known Nigerian Politician who served well in Kaduna and New Tinubu Ministerial Nominee who was appointed as Kaduna State Minster. He hails from Kachia Local Government, Kaduna State.
Balarabe Abbas Age
How Old Is Balarabe Abbas?
He was born February 5, 1958. He is 65 years.
Balarabe Abbas Early Life & Education
Abbas Lawal Balarabe who was born on February 5, 1958 (65 years), hails from Kachia Local Government, Kaduna State.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1978-1981). He also holds an M.Sc in Political Science from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria (1984-1986).
Balarabe Abbas State Of Origin & Tribe
He is from Kaduna State, Nigeria. He is Hausa by tribe.
Balarabe Abbas Wife, Family & Children
He has a lovely wife, family and children but their identity is yet to be known to the public.
Balarabe Abbas Career
Between September 1999 and February 2001, he worked as a Special Assistant to the Federal Minister of Education in Abuja. Between February 2001 and May 2003, he worked as a Special Assistant to the Minister of State (Army) at the Ministry of Defence.
Balarabe then worked as a Special Assistant to the President in the Federal Capital Territory and as the Chief of Staff to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja, among other positions held, from July 2003 until July 2007.
Balarabe is into real estate and property management as he is the current Managing Director of Rightedge Property Nigeria Limited, Abuja (October 2008 to date).
Balarabe is active in agricultural activities like poultry, livestock, and crop production in Zaria Metropolis.
Between 2015 and 2023, Balarabe served as Secretary to the State Government of Kaduna under Nasir El-Rufai’s administration.
In 2023, Balarabe Abbas Lawal was nominated by President Bola Tinubu as replacement for former Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai.
Balarabe Abbas As New Ministerial Nominee
Balarabe Abbas Lawal was nominated by President Bola Tinubu as replacement for former Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai.
Balarabe Abbas Collapses During Screening
A ministerial nominee, Balarabe Abbas Lawal, collapsed while being screened on the floor of the Senate, on Wednesday.
During the interrogation, Lawal, who was obviously exhausted, abruptly passed out.
Concerned senators raced to his aid and promptly dialed for help.
As soon as the incident occurred, Senate President Godswil Akpabio was heard requesting water and sugar to revive the ministerial nominee.
“Water, water! Can you give him sugar and water? Can someone bring water and sugar? Please, call Dr Wale!” Akpabio exclaimed.
He also asked the cameramen to leave the chamber as the senators tried to help Abbas to a seat.
He was taken to the hospital at the time this report was filed and his condition remains unknown.
It was not immediately clear if medical personnel were on hand but the National Assembly has a fully functional clinic within the complex.
Abbas Lawal from Kaduna State was screened today alongside Jamila Bio Ibrahim from Kwara State and Mr Ayodele Olawande from Ondo State.
Lawal was the second nominee to be screened.
Recall that Balarabe Abbas Lawal was nominated by President Bola Tinubu as replacement for former Kaduna State governor, Nasir El-Rufai.
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