Jibril Abu is the Director of protocol to His Excellency Chief Edward Onoja, the Deputy Governor of Kogi State.
He was born into the families of late Alhaji Abdulazeez Abu Ohiare and Mrs E.F Abu on the 15 of February in the early Eighties.
Jibril Abu is from Ajaokuta local government area of Kogi State, hails from Upake the ancestral home of the Ebiras, born in Ilorin, Kwara State.
EDUCATION AND EARLY LIFE
Jibril started his primary education in Holy Trinity Nursery and Primary, GRA, Ilorin, Kwara State. He then proceeded to AbdulAziz Attah memorial Nursery and Primary school, fate Ilorin where he then completed his primary education in 1991.
Hon. Jibril started his secondary school education in Federal Government College, Kwali, Abuja where he commenced in 1992 and ended in 1998.
Having passed out from the secondary school, he decided to brisk to Federal College of Education, Okene where he obtained a Diploma in Computer from the institution in 1999 – a course that lasted for 6months.
Same year in 1999 he secured admission to commence an IJMB program in Kogi State Polytechnic, Osara all in a bid to getting into the higher institution. Sadly, this didn’t materialize untill 2001.
Jibril Abu who loved his father passiinately had wanted to study Land Survey like his very intelligent Father but in Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto, as at 2001 it’s studied as Geography.
Jibril Abu’s mandatory service (NYSC) was in Bille, Degema LGA of Rivers State where he began his life afterwards. He worked with Dukai Securities as her A.O for another two years.
He further studied in the United States institute of Peace (USIP) where he obtained a certificate in Conflict & Resolution. He went on to obtain a PGD in Education and a Masters degree in Criminology (in-wait) at the National Open University of Nigeria.
Jibril Abu has worked at different stages in life ranging from the oil sector, though security and a secondment at the Examination cum Education Sector.
Jibril Abu’s sojourn into Politics has been as age-long as from adolescence. He grew up under the direct tutelage of his great Father who was a strong Politician. His Father was also polished politically by Late Jemina Abu Dami (Jibril Abu’s GrandFather).
Against the wrong impression that his instance into Politics was when he became the Secretary to Ajaokuta Local Government, may it be on record that Mr Jibril Abu became the youngest man to ever hold a Federal appointment as a member of National Commission for Nomadic education Kaduna in 2007 seconding the man who became the youngest Appointee (Special Adviser to the President) in Nigeria – Professor Pat Utomi who was only 27years.
While Jibril was in school, he was a Rotaractor and the Secretary General District 9130.
In all positions he held, he was able to reach out in the areas of Health, Welfare and Education vis a vis admissions, School Fees and other Educational outreaches.
Jibril Abu, as P.R.O, was able to use his link with the State Government to have all 360 P.R.Os a Motobi (new) motorcycle even when some felt it was a flick.
They have remained astonished as this has never happened in the history of Party Politics of Kogi State – only 21 party Chairmen have so far seconded this match.
He was an SLG Local Government of Ajaokuta from May 2016 to May 2018
He was State publicity Secretary from May 2018 to October 2019
He is the current Director of Protocol to the Deputy Governor of Kogi State and more to come
He is a married to Mrs Victoria Abu with beautiful & handsome children.
His net worth is not available now.
Jibril Abu is a soft, easygoing, brave and outspoken man known with a name in writing – WISDOMBANK.
The name is a direct definition of his personage as Wisdom is demonstrated in his thoughts, talks and actions.
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