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Born on 05/11/1955 (format : day/month/year)
Biography :Ibrahim Shekarau
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(b. November 5,1955
), has been Governor
of Kano State
since 29 May 2003.
He is a member of the All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP
He was re-elected in 2007 for another 4-years term, breaking the jinx to became the first elected governor to serve twice.
Governor Shekarau started work as a mathematics teacher, after graduating from the Ahmadu Bello University in the ancient city of Zaria.
He rose through the ranks, to become a principal, then a director and ultimately a permanent secretary, the highest office in the Nigerian civil service.
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