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Born on August 2, 1954 in Zaria, Kaduna State, Nigeria, Mohammed Namadi Sambo is a Nigerian politician and currently is the 4th Vice President of Nigeria (sworn in on 19 May 2010).
Mohammed Sambo attended Baptist Primary School in Kakuri, Kaduna before attending Kobi Primary School in Bauchi and Towns School No.1 in Zaria.
In 1967-71, Sambo attended Government Secondary School, now Alhuda-Huda College, in Zaria.
In 1972, he attended the School of Basic Studies at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. In 1976, Sambo graduated from the Department of Architecture, Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, with a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours BSc (Hons) and a Masters degree (MSc) in Architecture.
After graduation and up to August 1979, he served with the Oyo State Ministry of Works and Housing for the National Youth Service Corps.
In 1988, Namadi Sambo became Commissioner for Works, Transport and Housing, Kaduna. In two years, he left the service of Kaduna State Government and went back to private practice.
From May 2007 to May 2010, Sambo served as the Governor of Kaduna State. As Kaduna Governor, Sambo focused on empowering the youth and women of the community and to address security for the state.
When Goodluck Jonathan became the President of Nigeria, he nominated Sambo as Vice President on Friday 15 May 2010, and two days later the National Assembly approved Sambo’s candidacy for the position of Vice President.
On 19 May 2010, Namadi Sambo was formally sworn in as the VP of Nigeria. His retinue of aides includes Umar Sani, his Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity.
He is married to Hajiya Amina Namadi Sambo and has six children.