ABBA Moro is a Nigerian businessman, politician, and philanthropist. He is the founder and CEO of ABBA Group, a conglomerate with interests in oil and gas, real estate, and construction. Moro is also the former Minister of Interior of Nigeria.
ABBA Moro Early Life
ABBA Moro was born on October 15, 1954, in Orokam, Benue State, Nigeria. He is the son of Chief Philip Moro, a renowned farmer and politician. Moro attended St. Paul’s Primary School, Orokam, and Benue State Government College, Makurdi, for his primary and secondary education. He then proceeded to the University of Jos, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science in 1977.
ABBA Moro Education
After his undergraduate studies, Moro attended the University of Lagos, where he obtained a Master of Arts degree in International Relations in 1980. He also attended the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Plateau State, where he obtained a certificate in Strategic Studies in 1989.
ABBA Moro Career
Moro began his career in the civil service, where he served in various capacities in the ministries of external affairs and internal affairs. He later resigned from the civil service to join politics.
In 2007, Moro was elected to the Senate of Nigeria, representing Benue South Senatorial District. He served in the Senate for two terms, during which he chaired the Senate Committee on Interior.
In 2011, Moro was appointed Minister of Interior by President Goodluck Jonathan. He served as Minister of Interior for four years, during which he oversaw a number of reforms in the Nigerian Police Force and other security agencies.
In 2015, Moro returned to business. He is currently the founder and CEO of ABBA Group, a conglomerate with interests in oil and gas, real estate, and construction.
ABBA Moro Achievement
ABBA Moro is a successful businessman and politician. He is also a philanthropist. He has established a number of foundations to help the poor and the needy.
ABBA Moro Net Worth
ABBA Moro’s net worth is estimated to be around $500 million. He is one of the richest men in Nigeria.