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About Sani Mohammed Sha'aban
  • Born: 24th August, 1958 in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria.
  • Education: Graduated with a B.Sc in Accounting from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
    Also attended the London School of Accountancy. Sha'aban further obtained a Certificate in Financial Administration from South West London University.
  • Business: A successful international businessman for over twenty years. Also, an industrialist to reckon with and a major employer of labour in Kaduna State through his many companies.
  • Party: All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP). Founding member of the Kaduna State branch of the party.
  • Political: Three-time member of the Nigerian House of Representatives that represented Sabon Gari Zaria up to 2007.
  • Chairman, House of Representatives committee on Pension.
  • Member, of the following House of Representatives committees:
    •  Petroleum Resources
    •  Science and Technology
    •  Public Accounts
  • 2007: Contested governorship of Kaduna State on platform of ANPP. Won the election but was denied victory. Sha'aban mounted a legal challenge to the election result declared by INEC and pursued the case up to the Supreme Court.
  • 2010: Launched bid for the governorship of Kaduna State on the platform of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) in the 2011 elections.
  • 2011: Contested for the governorship of Kaduna State on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2011 elections.
  • 2014: A major stakeholder since the formation of the All Progressives Congress (APC) nationally and in Kaduna State.
  • Has served meritoriously in various capacities on the boards of parastatals and corporations.
  • Family: Married with children
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 Map of Kaduna State, Nigeria

Date Created: 27th May, 1967
Capital: Kaduna
Area: 46,053 km2
Population: 6,066,562 (2006 census)
Major Towns: Kaduna, Zaria, Zonkwa, Kafanchan, Birnin/Gwari, Kachia
L.G.A.s: 23
Economy: Agriculture, mining, manufacturing

 Born in 1958 in Zaria, Kaduna State, Hon. Sha'aban attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria where he read Accountancy.

He is also a graduate of South-West London College and London School of Accountancy. He is a member of Nigerian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.

Hon. Sani is a distinguished former member of the Federal House of Representatives in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. His business acumen and sagacity has enabled him to chair chains of flourishing companies across the country that operate under the Tulip Group of Companies.

Hon. Sha'aban is the Chairman/CEO of Shenshui Oil & Gas Limited and Chairman of Shenshui Construction Company, a Chinese/Nigerian joint venture which engages in water treatment, roads and various civil engineering projects.

Shaaban is a Director of major international companies and investment firms from Europe, Asia doing business in Nigeria.

The Tulip Group has grown over the years into a conglomerate comprising of the following major companies and lines of businesses:
  1. Ocean Link, a wholly indigenous Nigerian shipping company.
  2. Tulip Bakery and Confectionery, a Chinese operated Bakery and Confectionary outfit with numerous outlets in major cities in Nigeria. Tulip Bakery and Confectionery is a flourishing bakery and fast food outlet with fifteen branches nationwide.
  3. Mazari Nails Limited, the biggest nail manufacturing firm in Northern Nigeria.
  4. Gandu Project Construction and Civil Engineering Company Limited is also part of the Shenshui Group of companies.
  5. There is also Shenshui Construction company, a thriving partnership with the Chinese ZHEGIAG ZONGXIN Construction Group of Companies Limited China(ZZCGC). This Chinese/Nigerian joint venture engages in water treatment, roads, dams and various civil engineering projects across Nigeria for governments and high net worth private sector clients.
  6. Another major subsidiary of the Shenshui Group of Companies is Shenshui Oil & Gas Limited.