Governor Yahaya Bello

Early Life and Education

Bello was born June 18, 1975 in Okene, Kogi State, and the youngest of six children. He attended Local Government Education Authority (Nigeria)
( L G E A ) Primary School , Agassa in Okene L G A beginning in 1984. He was named as a class prefect of class two and was made the school Head Boy in class six He attended high school at Agassa Community Secondary School, Anyava, and Agassa-Okene where he obtained his Junior Secondary School Certificate Examination (JSSCE) and Senior Secondary Certificate Examination ( S S C E ) certificates from Government Secondary School, Suleja-Niger State in 1994. Bello studied at Kaduna State Polytechnic Zaria in 1995 and  obtained  an accounting degree from Ahmadu Bello University, (ABU Zaria in 1999). Yahaya.

Bello further enrolled for a Master’s program in Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria where
he obtained Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in 2002.
Bello became a chartered fellow of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria in 2004.

State undergraduates in various higher institutions both within and outside the country. His strong drive for community development inspired him to invest in various community projects. He loves reading, traveling, driving, soccer and boxing.

Personal Life

Yahaya Bello is married to three wives, Amina Oyiza Bello, Haji Bello and Rasheedat Bello. His first wife, Amina Oyiza Bello is a lawyer, philanthropist and the founder of Hayat Foundation. Yahaya Bello, the youngest governor in Nigeria is also a devoted Muslim.



Yahaya Bello Early Career

Alhaji Yahaya Bello’s working career started in 2001 when he was posted to Revenue
Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) for his NYSC mandatory service to his fatherland. He distinguished himself during the course of the service and was offered an appointment in the same office as Revenue Officer II. His hard work singled him out for promotion to accountant in a very short period . He was later transferred to head the Makurdi Zonal offfice Account Department.  He has worked invarious departments in the office and has risen to the post of Assistant Chief Accountant. Applying his entrepreneurial skills, Alhaji Yahaya Bello mastered the art of informed stock trading and had a financial breakthrough right before the crash of the stock market. His stock portfolio investments cut across the oil and gas , finance,

transportation, and agro related sectors . He then grew and
expanded his real estate investments expanding into a number of states in the country. He currently funds three orphanage homes and sponsors hundreds of

Awards & Recognition

Yahaya Bello’s good works have earned him a good number of award sand recognitions , including :

Most Security Conscious Governor, Nigeria Police Force, 2017Good Governance Award, Daily Times, 2017 Special Recognition Award,

Yahaya Bello Net Worth

Yahaya Bello is one of the richest governors in Nigeria. Before venturing into politics, Yahaya Bello was already running a very
successful business. He is the founder of Fair plus International Limited; a leading transport company provides road transport services of different forms, including road transportation, courier services, bus hire and even more . According to
Nigerian Info ,
Governor Yahaya Bello has an estimated net worth of $5.6 million.

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