Jibrin Isah's Profile

Jibrin Isah(born 28 February 1960) is Nigerian Politician and Banker, He is the Senator representing Kogi East Senatorial District of Kogi State at the 9th National Assembly


Isah attended the LGEA Primary School, Ajiolo-Ojaji from 1967 to 1972. He proceeded to the Our Lady of School, Anyigba for his secondary education between 1973 and 1977. He got his B.sc degree in Economics at the Bayero University Kano in 1983. He got his masters in Economics at the University of Lagos in 1991. He got another masters in Petroleum and Energy at the University of Ibadan in 2002. He obtained his MBA at the University of Nigeria in 2003.

Professional career

In 1988, he joined Chase Merchant Bank Plc as an analyst. He moved to Afribank International Limited (Merchant Bankers) in 1991 as the Pioneer Head of Project Finance/Leasing Department. He was made the Pioneer Head of Capital Market group in 1993. In 1998, he was the pioneer Managing Director/Chief Executive of AIL Securities Limited.

Political career

In 2011, He contested for the Governorship Ticket of the People's Democratic Party, he lost to Idris Wada. In 2015, he contested to the aspirant in the People's Democratic Party primaries and lost to the Incumbent Idris Wada.
In the 2019 general election, He was elected as the senator representing Kogi East after a supplementary election.He polled 134,189 votes while Ali Atai Aidoko, the candidate of the PDP polled 74,201 votes.

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