Ibrahim Turaki Biography, Age, Career and Net Worth

Alhaji Ibrahim Saminu Turaki Biography

Alhaji Ibrahim Saminu Turaki is a Nigerian politician and actuary. He was the Governor of Jigawa state from 1999 to 2007 and a senator from 2007 to 2011. Ibrahim Turaki was born on 14 July 1963 in Kazaure, Nigeria.

Alhaji Ibrahim Turaki Profile


Alhaji Ibrahim Turaki

Real Name

Alhaji Ibrahim Saminu Turaki


14 July 1963


59 years (2022)

State of Origin

Jigawa State









Political Party

All Progressive Congress (APC)

Known for

5th Governor of Jigawa

Net Worth

Under Review

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Educational Background

Alhaji Ibrahim Saminu Turaki education

Ibrahim Turaki attended Federal Government College Kaduna. He obtained a degree in actuarial science from the Ahmadu Bello University in 1985.


Alhaji Ibrahim Saminu Turaki career

Ibrahim Turaki is a politician. He was the chairman of the defunct Social Democratic Party (SDP) and United Nigeria Congress Party (UNCP)

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In 1999, Turaki was elected as the governor of Jigawa state under the platform of the All Nigerian People Party (ANPP). He was elected for a second term in office in 2003.

In 2006, he decamped to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

While serving as governor, Ibrahim Turaki focused on ICT reforms, Trade, Electricity, education and pension reform and security.

In 2007, Ibrahim Turaki was elected to represent Jigawa North West in the Nigerian senate under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

While in the senate he was a member of committees on Upstream Petroleum Resources, Sports, Navy, National Planning and National Identity Card & Population.

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In 2011, Ibrahim Turaki defected to Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) to run for a second term in office but lost to Danladi Abdullahi Sankara of PDP.

He joined All Progressive Congress (APC) in December 2015.

Personal Life

Alhaji Ibrahim Saminu Turaki wife

Ibrahim Turaki is married with children. He is a Muslim.

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