Biography Intro: Senator Barau I Jibrin is a Nigerian politician and member of the 8th National Assembly, from Kano State, Nigeria.
NAME: Barau Jibrin
DATE OF BIRTH: 1959
PLACE OF BIRTH: Kabo Township, Kabo Local Government Area, Kano State.
EDUCATION: Barau’s passion for his people motivated him to contest election in 1999 to the House of Representatives to represent Tarauni Federal Constituency of Kano State which he won. While in the House of Representatives, he served as the Chairman, House Committee on Appropriations. He was also a member of the House of Representative’s Committee on Power during that period.
After his tour of duty in the House of Representatives, he promptly went back to his private business, but not without sustaining his interest in the political engineering of his native Kano State.
In later years, he served as the Chairman of the Kano State Investment and Properties Ltd; a Company wholly owned by the Kano State Government.
He was one time Commissioner of Science and Technology in Kano State. He was appointed in 2001 to serve as a member of a committee set up by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to review the Nigeria’s Budgetary process. In 2009, he was appointed by the Kano State Government as a member of the Kano State Business Incentive Committee; a position in which he acquainted himself credibly.
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HONORS AND AWARDS: Northern Senator of the year 2017 by Nigerian Senate Press Corps
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