Kabiru Masari Biography, Education, Career, Controversies, And Net Worth

Kabiru Masari biography

Kabiru Masari is a Nigerian politician and the former APC welfare secretary during Adams Oshiomhole’s, former Edo State Governor, administration as national chairman of the party. He was chosen as Bola Tinubu’s running mate in the 2023 presidential elections but was later replaced.

Kabiru Masari Profile

NameKabiru Masari
Real Name Alhaji Ibrahim Kabir Masari
Date of Birth1960s
AgeLate 60s
State of Origin Katsina State
Tribe Hausa
Nationality Nigerian
Religion Islam
Occupation Politician and Business Man
Marital Status Married
Political Party  All Progressives Congress (APC)
Net Worth $5 million
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Kabiru Masari Educational Background

Kabiru Masari Educational Background

Kabir Masari claimed to have gone to Masari Primary, Katsina State, from 1972 – 1978, Kaduna State Development Centre from 1994 – 1995, and Katsina Teachers’ College (KTC) from 1978 – 1983 but all the certificates and more credentials got lost, Kabir Ibrahim Masari, informed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that all his school certificates were missing on his way to Abuja when they asked him for his school certificates.


Kabiru Masari Career

Kabiru Masari, joined politics years ago After, when the late President Umaru Musa Yar’dua was in office, Kabiru Masari was with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). In 2010 after Yardua passed away Masari Kabiru switched allegiances and joined the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), the party under which President Muhammadu Buhari ran for office but was unsuccessful in winning the election in 2011.

Although Kabiru Masari had worked for the former President Goodluck Jonathan, who had succeeded President Yar’dua after the latter’s passing, who was victorious in the election. During the preparation for the election in 2015, the CPC merged its structure with the APC, and Masari became a governing party member.

Then he became APC welfare secretary during Adams Oshiomhole’s, former Edo State Governor, administration as national chairman of the party from 2018 until 2020. In 2022 after all his political journey, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate for the All Progressives Congress (APC), submitted the name of Kabir Masari to serve as his running mate in the presidential election that will place in 2023.

There were rumors that Tinubu will replace Masari and some said that he only dropped out of the race after he failed to meet INEC requirements. Kabiru Masari made his resignation known in a public statement in July, he said he wish to step down for the good of the party and to enable the party to win.

Kabiru Masari Controversies

Kabiru Masari Controversies

Kabiru Masari insisted to have lost all his educational certificates. Kabiru Masara then submitted an affidavit to INEC Instead of his Certificates, this caused a stir, with reactions from a lot of people some even going as far as calling him the dummy political and all sorts.

Kabiru Masari Personal Life

Kabiru Masari Personal Life

He was born in the early 60s and he is a native of Masari, a village located in the Kafur Local Government Area of Katsina State. He is a relative of the Honorable Aminu Bello Masari, who serves as the Governor of Katsina State. Kabiru Masari is married and blessed with children and grandchildren.

Kabiru Masari Net Worth

Kabiru Masari Net Worth

He has an estimated Net Worth of $5 million.


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