What is Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai net worth?
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai CON has been in office since 2015. After leading the Bureau of Public Enterprises, he served as Minister of the Federal Capital Territory from 2003 to 2007. Read on to know more about Nasir Ahmed.
Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai net worth
As of 2023, Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai net worth is estimated to be $400 million. He is known to be one of the founding member of the ruling All Progressives Congress.
Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai biography
Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai was born to a Fulani family on February 16, 1960, in the city of Daudawa. He lost his father when he was quite young, and an uncle in Kaduna took care of his early education.
El-Rufai attended Barewa College. The late president of Nigeria, Umaru Yar’Adua served as house captain in the college. He received the “Barewa Old Boys’ Association Academic Achievement” in 1976 for graduating as the best in his class.
El-Rufai went to college at Zaria’s Ahmadu Bello University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in quantity surveying.
He attended Ahmadu Bello University and graduated with a Master of Business Administration in 1984. Since then, he has furthered his education at a number of institutions, most notably Washington, DC’s Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service, as well as taking courses on privatization and leadership.
He graduated from the University of London with a law degree in August 2008. And from John F. Kennedy School of Government of Harvard University with a master’s degree in public administration in June 2009.
While working as an Edward A. Mason Fellow in Public Policy and Management for 11 months (July 2008–June 2009), he also earned a Certificate in Public Policy and Management from the Kennedy School.
He has three wives. Hadiza Isma El-Rufai, the first of El-Rufai’s three wives, is a novelist and writer, and she and El-Rufai work together to manage the Yasmin El-Rufai Foundation (YELF), which was established in memory of the couple’s late daughter.
Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai net worth is estimated to be $400 million
Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai career
El-Rufai & Partners was a quantity surveying consulting firm he co-founded with two others in 1982 and served as its managing partner until 1998.
The firm’s partners became “young billionaires” because of government contracts awarded to them under the military juntas that ruled Nigeria from 1983 to 1998, including Abuja’s infrastructure.
El-Rufai worked as a manager for both AT&T Network Systems International BV and Motorola Inc. in addition to his private practice.
After General Sani Abacha’s death in 1998, his successor, General Abdulsalami Abubakar, nominated El-Rufai as economic counselor. The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund both benefited from his efforts in this position.
It was President Olusegun Obasanjo who received the military’s handover of power in 1999. With Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s help, El-Rufai was instrumental in the privatization of major state-run enterprises after being named director of the Bureau of Public Enterprises and secretary of the National Council of Privatization in November 1999.
El-Rufai was sworn in as the 22nd Governor of Kaduna State on May 29th, 2015
How much is Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai net worth?
Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai is regarded as one of the richest governors in Nigeria. He has made his fortune through his business and political career. Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai net worth is estimated to be $400 million.