Mustapha Saliu Biography, Career, Controversies, And Net Worth

Mustapha Saliu biography

Saliu Mustapha is a Nigerian politician and the Founder and Chairman of the Saliu Mustapha Foundation. He was born on September 25, 1972, in Ilorin Kwara State, Nigeria. Mallam Saliu Mustapha is the Turaki of Ilorin and he won the Kwara Central Senatorial seat for APC in the 2023 election. He is also married and blessed with beautiful children.

Mustapha Saliu Profile

Name Mallam Saliu Mustapha
Real NameMustapha Saliu
Date of Birth 25 September 1972
Age51 years
State of Origin Kwara State
Nationality Nigerian
Religion Islam
Occupation Businessman, Philanthropist and Politician
Marital Status Married
Political Party All Progressive Congress (APC)
Net Worth $3 Million
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Educational Background

Saliu Mustapha Educational Background

Mustapha Saliu attended Bartholomew Primary School in Zaria for his primary education and Command Secondary School in Kaduna for his secondary education. He studied mineral resources engineering at Kaduna Polytechnic.


Mustapha Saliu career

Mustapha Saliu’s political career started in the early 21st century when he became the first national publicity secretary of the Progressive Action Congress (PAC), a defunct political party that contested in the 2003 Nigerian presidential election. He later became a member of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) and was devoted to the presidential ambition of Muhammadu Buhari.

In 2009, when a breakaway faction of the ANPP led by Muhammadu Buhari formed the Congress for Progressive Change, Mustapha became the national deputy chairman of the party. He held this position until the party merged and formed the All Progressives Congress. In 2018, he contested in the Kwara State’s APC primary but was disqualified midway into the election.

The National Working Committee of the party later apologized for the disqualification, citing it as unauthorized. Mallam Mustapha Saliu is the Turaki of Ilorin, In 2022, he emerged as the candidate to represent the party in the Kwara Central senatorial election, defeating the incumbent senator Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe. Salihu Mustapha won the Kwara Central Senatorial seat for APC in the 2023 election.


Mustapha Saliu controversies

There have been no significant controversies surrounding Saliu Mustapha’s personal or professional life. However, he was disqualified from participating in the 2018 Kwara state’s APC primary election, which was later apologized for by the National Working Committee of the party citing it as unauthorized. Other than this, there have been no significant controversies associated with him.

Saliu Mustapha Social Media Handles

Mustapha Saliu is on Facebook @Mallam Saliu Mustapha For Senate and Instagram @mallamsaliumustapha_.

Personal Life

Mustapha Saliu personal life

Mustapha Saliu was born on the 25th of September 1972, in Ilorin, Kwara state, and he is married and blessed with beautiful children.

Mustapha Saliu Net Worth

Mustapha Saliu Net Worth

Mustapha Saliu is estimated to be worth over $3 Million.

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