Bello Matawalle Biography, Age, Wives, Family, Tribe, Net Worth

Bello Matawalle is a Nigerian politician, academician and the current Executive Governor of Zamfara State. He is one of the strongest politicians in the state, having been in the political space for at least 20 years, serving in different capacities, including the House of Assembly and House of Representatives. He had also served as the Zamfara State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Commissioner for Environment, Rural Development and then Commissioner for Youth and Sports.

Bello Matawalle Wikipedia/Profile

Full Name Bello Matawalle
Age 12 February, 1969
Tribe Hausa
Party APC
Wives Aishat Bello Matawalle, Hajiya Balkisu Bello matawalle, Hajiya Sadiya bello matawalle and Malama Fatima Bello matawalle
Occupation Politician
Net Worth $1.5 Million

Bello Matawalle Biography

Bello Matawalle Biography

Bello Muhammad Matawalle (born February 12, 1969) is the current Governor of Zamfara State, Nigeria. He contested under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He later defected to the APC.

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Bello Matawalle Age

How old is Bello Matawalle? Bello Matawalle is 52 years old, born on the 12th February, 1969 in Maradun, Zamfara State, Nigeria.

Bello Matawalle Education

Matawalle attended Maradun Township Primary School finishing in 1979. He attended to Yaba College of Technology, Lagos and later went to Thames Valley University, London.

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Bello Matawalle Career

Bello Matawalle started his professional career as a teacher at Government Girls College Moriki and Kwatarkoshi. He left the teaching job to join the Federal Ministry of Water Resources, Abuja.

Matawalle started his political career in 1998 when he contested and won a seat in the House of Assembly after leaving the Federal Ministry of Water Resources.

He was a member of the defunct United Nigeria Congress Party (UNCP) which consisted of politicians such as Ambassador Isa Aliyu Mohammed Argungu (Sarkin Yakin Kabbi) former Minister of Water Resources and National Chairman of the party, Ibrahim Gusau former protem National Chairman of the party, Atiku Abubakar, Adamu Aliero, Abdullahi Aliyu Sumaila, Kabiru Ibrahim Gaya, Suleiman Takuma Ibrahim Kura Mohammed, Attahiru Bafarawa and Ibrahim Saminu Turaki.

After the death of General Sani Abacha, the party was dissolved alongside all other political parties by Abdulsalami Abubakar, who also announced that elections would hold in 1999.

In 1999, Ahmad Sani Yarima, the first civilian governor of Zamfara State appointed Bello Matawalle as the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Commissioner for Environment, Rural Development and then Commissioner for Youth and Sports. He held the position until 2003.

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In May 2003, he was elected as a member of the House of Representatives, representing Bakura/Maradun constituents on the platform of the defunct All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP). He was re-elected in 2007 under the same party, but he defected to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on which he got re-elected for a third term in 2011.

Bello Matawalle contested for governor in the 2019 elections in the state but lost to APC’s Muktar Idris. This was coming after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) permitted the All Progressives Congress (APC) to field a candidate barely 24 hours to the day of the election.

Mr Matawalle rejected the result and vowed to “reclaim his stolen mandate” at the elections petitions tribunal. The court finally withdrew the certificate of return that was issued to Mr Idris and re-issued it to Matawalle.

APC lost it finally on heading to the Supreme Court as the court pronounced that the votes cast for the APC in the election as wasted and ordered that the candidate with the second-highest votes be sworn. This was because of the APC’s inability to conduct a primary election for all the candidates in Zamfara State.

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Bello Matawalle APC: In 2021, Matawalle reportedly decamped from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to All Progressive Congress (APC).

Bello Matawalle Family/Personal Life

Bello Matawalle is married to four wives; Hajiya Sadiya, Hajiya Fatimatu, Hajiya Balkisu and Hajiya Fadimatu and happily blessed with children.

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Bello Matawalle and First lady

Bello Matawalle Wives

Bello made mentioned that he got married to four wives and blessed with many children. But the greatest surprise here is that only his two wives Aisha bello matawalle and Balkisu bello matawalle are the ones very well known to the media.

Fatima bello matawalle and Sadiya Bello matawalle are not actively on social media platforms. These are the four Faces behind the happiness to his Excellency the governor of zamfara state.

Her Execellency Aishat Bello Matawalle, Hajiya Balkisu Bello matawalle, Hajiya Sadiya bello matawalle and Malama Fatima Bello matawalle

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Bello Matawalle net worth

Bello Matawalle Net Worth

Bello Matawalle is one of the richest Celebrity. is listed on Richest Celebrity. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Bello Matawalle net worth is approximately $1.5 Million


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