Aminu Bashir Wali (born August 3, 1941) was Nigeria's Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2014 to 2015.
Aminu Bashir Wali
|Minister of Foreign Affairs|
|Preceded by||Viola Onwuliri|
|Succeeded by||Geoffrey Onyeama|
|Born||August 3, 1941|
|Alma mater||North-Western Polytechnic, London|
Provincial Secondary School, Kano
Early life and educationEdit
Wali was born in Kano in 1941. His education included training at the School of Arabic Studies in Kano and he graduated in 1967 with a degree in Business Administration from the North-Western Polytechnic in London.
Wali was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs under President Goodluck Jonathan's administration. Trips abroad included one to Turkey, following an invitation from Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu. In October 2014, Wali received the Foreign Ministers of Germany and France, Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Laurent Fabius, to discuss the Boko Haram kidnappings and measures to combat the outbreak of Ebola.
1, Abubakar Bashir Wali
2, Mahe Bashir Wali
3, Umar Bashir Wali
4, Mustapha Bashir Wali
- "The Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama". Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Nigeria. Archived from the original on 2016-08-12. Retrieved 10 February 2016.
- Biographical Notes, UNVienna, Retrieved 10 February 2016
- No: 6, 07 January 2015, Press Release Regarding the Visit of H.E. Aminu Bashir Wali, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Archived 2016-02-16 at the Wayback Machine, Retrieved 10 February 2016