Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi is a distinguished Nigerian veterinary surgeon and politician who has made significant contributions to the agricultural sector in Nigeria. With a successful career in veterinary medicine and a strong commitment to public service, Abdullahi has served as a senator and is currently the Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Security.
Early Life And Education
Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi was born on January 10, 1967. He hails from Nigeria. He pursued his passion for animals and agriculture by studying veterinary medicine. Abdullahi obtained his veterinary degree and developed a deep understanding of the field, which would later prove invaluable in his political career.
Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi Political Career
Abdullahi embarked on his political journey by participating in the Niger North Senatorial District Election on March 28, 2015. He emerged victorious, becoming the senator representing the district in the 8th National Assembly. His election showcased his popularity and the trust placed in him by the people.
Re-election And Role As Deputy Chief Whip
In the February 2019 Niger North Senatorial District election, Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi was re-elected as a senator, demonstrating his continued dedication to public service. During his tenure in the 9th National Assembly, he assumed the important position of Deputy Chief Whip, highlighting his leadership abilities and commitment to promoting legislative efficiency.
Minister Of State For Agriculture And Food Security
Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi’s expertise in veterinary medicine and his extensive knowledge of the agricultural sector led to his appointment as the Minister of State for Agriculture and Food Security.
In October 2022, President Muhammadu Buhari conferred the prestigious Nigerian national honor of Commander Of The Order Of The Niger (CON) on Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi. This recognition serves as a testament to his outstanding contributions to the nation and his dedication to public service.