Balarabe Ilelah Biography, Age, Career and Net Worth

Balarabe Ilelah Biography

Balarabe Shehu Ilelah is a Nigerian politician, Journalist and a former broadcaster with BBC. He was appointed the Director- General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) by President Buhari in June 2021. Balarabe Ilelah was born in Bauchi State.

Balarabe Ilelah Profile


Balarabe Ilelah

Real Name

Balarabe Shehu Ilelah

Date of Birth


– Years (2021)

State of Origin








Journalist Politician

Political Party

All Progressive Congress

Known for

NBC Director

Net Worth

Under Review

Educational Background

Balarabe Ilelah attended Kobi primary school, Bauchi and Junior Secondary School Misau.

He is a graduate of Bayero University Kano (BUK).

Balarabe Ilelah education and career


Balarabe Ilelah started his career as a journalist with Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) Bauchi.

He left Nigeria to Soviet Union and then to China.

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Balarabe Ilelah was a broadcaster with BBC News before he retired to join politics. He run to represent Bauchi South Senatorial seat under the APC platform in 2019 but lost to Lawal Yahaya Gumau.

On June 11, 2021, President Buhari approves the appointment of Babalare Ilelah as the director General of the Director- General of the National Broadcasting Commission(NBC) after he terminated the appointment of Armstrong Idachaba.

Personal life

Balarabe Ilelah wife

Balarabe Ilelah is married with children.


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