Bunu Sheriff Musa Biography, Age, Career and Death

Bunu Sheriff Musa Biography

Bunu Sheriff Musa was a Nigerian engineer and administrator. He served as the federal minister of Mines, Power and Steel Unser General Ibrahim Babangida. Bunu Sheriff Musa was born on 14 January 1947 in Maiduguri, Nigeria.

Bunu Sheriff Musa Profile


Bunu Sheriff Musa

Real Name

Bunu Sheriff Musa

Date of Birth

January 14, 1947


74 years (2021)

State of Origin










Net Worth

Under Review


December 5, 2021

Educational Background

Bunu Sheriff Musa Education

Bunu Sheriff Musa attended Government College, Maiduguri and Federal School of Science. He obtained a degree in Engineering from Ahmadu Bello University and a Masters from Southampton University.

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Bunu Sheriff Musa Career

Bunu Sheriff Musa started his career as an engineer for the Inland Waterways division of the Federal Ministry of Transportation. He later transferred his services to Chad Basin Development Authority (CBDA).

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In 1981, Bunu Sheriff Musa was appointed the general manager of Chad Basin Development Authority (CBDA).

After General Babangida clinged to power in a military coup, Bunu Sheriff Musa was appointed the Minister of Industries and later reshuffled to minister of Mines and Power.

He also served as the minister of Aviation, Water Resources and Labour.

In 1998, Bunu Sheriff Musa was appointed the Nigerian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to France.

He was the Chairman Governing Council of the Ahmadu Bello University from 2009 to 2012.

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Bunu Sheriff Musa was a chartered engineer and a fellow of the

  • Nigerian Academy of Engineering
  • Nigerian Society of Engineers and Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).

He was the recipient of several awards, including the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) in 2009, and the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR).

Personal Life

Bunu Sheriff Musa was married with children. He was a Muslim.

Bunu Sheriff Musa Death


Bunu Sheriff Musa died on December 5, 2021. He was 74 years old.

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