Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare Biography (Net Worth, Wife, Family)

Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare Biography

Dr. Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare was born on the 6th of March 1985 to the family Sen. Ohiare, he is a Nigerian rural energy development expert, public servant, the youngest executive director in President Muhammadu Buhari’s first tenure between 2015 and 2019, and also a board member of the Rural Electrification Agency, since April 2017.

Born: 6th March 1985
Education: Federal Government College Kwali.
University of Dundee, Scotland, UK.
De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.
Occupation: Politician, Energy Development Expect.
Religion: Muslim
Local Government: Adavi LGA
State: Kogi State
Party: APC

Sanusi Ohiare Biography

Early Life And Education

Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare was born at Garki General Hospital, Abuja, to the family of Senator Muhammed .S. Ohiare and Hajia Aminat Ohiare, who hails from Adavi-eba, in Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State, Nigeria.

He Started his secondary School education at Suleja Academy Staff School (Now Federal Government Academy, Suleja) in Niger State, Nigeria from 1989 to 1995.

Between 1995 and 2001, Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare attended Federal Government College Kwali, Abuja, Nigeria, where he was the house captain of a dormitory student residence, called Ikenga House in his final year.

There after, he had his bachelor’s degree in Economics at the University of Jos, Nigeria from 2002 to 2006.

Between 2009 to 2011, Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare Also attended the University of Dundee, Scotland, UK, where he obtained a Master of Science in energy Studies, with a specialization in Energy Finance. Thereafter, he received his Phd in Rural Energy Development from De Montfort University, Leicester, UK, in 2015.


Sanusi Ohiare Biography
Dr Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare was appointed by His Excellence. President Mohammadu Buhari in April 2017, as an executive director of the Rural Electrification Fund and board member, at the Rural Electrification Agency of Nigeria.

Together with his managing director Mrs. Damilola Ogunbiyi and the rest of the team, they opened up the off-grid electrification space for investments in Nigeria and attracted over to $550 million dollars from donor agencies and an estimated $1 billion  from private sector for renewable energy development in rural communities, markets, 37 Federal Universities and 7 teaching Hospitals.

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Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare led the operationalization of the Rural Electrification Fund, with support from the World Bank, German Government and Department for International Development(DFID), by developing operational guidelines for accessing grants, and initiatives for transparent and competitive bid towards enabling Public Private Partnerships for deploying Mini-Grids and solar home systems for rural dwellers in Nigeria.

Sanusi Ohiare led the commissioning of a number of projects  under the first Rural Electrification Fund Call for grants, amounting to a total of 1.9 million Naira, which were successfully awarded under his leadership to provide 12 Mini-Grids and 19,130 Solar Home Systems spread across Nigeria.
Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare Biography

Sanusi Ohiare also raised 6 million Euros from the European Union, German Government in grants to be matched by an additional 6 million Euros, raised from low interest loans from local and commercial banks as debt, also equity from private developers towards providing a sustainable solution for electrification of the poorest communities in Nigeria, under the Mini-Grid Acceleration Scheme  and raised another 3.3 Million Euros for the Interconnected Mini-Grid Acceleration Scheme.

Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare AWards

Sanusi Mphammed Ohiare has received so many awards and recognition from various society, community, and groups.
Below are just few of it’s.

1. Sanusi Ohiare Appointed North Central Coordinator – Youths, under the 2019 Muhammadu Buhari and Yemi Osinbajo Presidential Campaign Council, in January 2019.

2. Sanusi Ohiare as Mandela Washington Fellow for Young African Leaders Initiative on Public Management with a focus on Energy, 2017.

3. Sanusi Ohiare as the Oshetehweyi Of Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State after he Commission a 65kWp and 5.4kWp Solar Hybrid System in Okene Cottage Hospital.

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Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare Wife

Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare Wife
Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare is married to Rihanat Amin and they have three children. He is an avid basketball player who participated as a member of his high school varsity team and at University of Dundee men’s basketball team.

Sanusi Ohiare Net Worth

Sanusi Mohammed Ohiare estimated net worth is over 500 million naira and still counting…

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