Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter Fatima Buhari Bio: Age, Husband, Mother, Net Worth, Children, Siblings

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Fatima Buhari (born March 7, 1975) is a renowned Nigerian entrepreneur and the daughter of the former president. She is the daughter of ex-President Muhammadu Buhari.

She has recently assumed a significant role as a member of the board of trustees for the Chartered Institute of Forensics and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria (CIFCFEN). This prestigious appointment recognizes her noteworthy accomplishments and expertise in the field, emphasizing her dedication to combating fraud and upholding integrity in Nigeria’s forensic practices. 

As part of this governing body, Fatima Buhari is poised to play a crucial role in shaping the institute’s agenda and advancing its mission to foster ethical and professional standards within the forensic community. Her new position underscores her capabilities and the confidence placed in her by industry professionals.

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Wiki Facts & About Data
Full Name: Fatima Buhari
Stage Name: Fatima
Born: 7 March 1975 (age 49 years old)
Place of Birth: Daura, Katsina, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Katsina State
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: Ahmadu Bello University, Anglia Ruskin University, University of Northampton
Height: 1.61 m
Parents: Muhammadu Buhari, Safinatu Buhari
Siblings: Zahra BuhariHalima Buhari Sheriff, Musa Buhari, Zulaihat Buhari, Amina Buhari, Hadiza Buhari, Safinatu Lami Buhari, Yusuf Buhari, Aisha Buhari
Spouse: Malam Gimba Yau Kumo (m. 2016)
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: N/A
Occupation: Entrepreneur
Net Worth: US$3 million

Early Life

Fatima Buhari, the daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari and his first wife, Safinatu Buhari (nee Yusuf), was born on March 7, 1975, in Nigeria. 

As the second daughter of President BuhariFatima is blessed with nine siblings who together form a loving and close-knit family. 

Her brothers and sisters include Zahra BuhariHalima Buhari SheriffMusa BuhariZulaihat BuhariAmina BuhariHadiza BuhariSafinatu Lami BuhariYusuf Buhari, and Aisha Buhari. Through their shared experiences and shared bloodlines, Fatima Buhari and her siblings have created a strong bond that withstands the test of time.


Fatima Buhari‘s educational journey began at Airforce Primary School in Victoria Island, Lagos. After completing her primary education, she relocated to Kaduna and enrolled in Government College

Determined to further her studies, Fatima gained admission into Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria, where she pursued a degree in Accounting. Building upon her foundational knowledge, she pursued a postgraduate program in account and finance at Stratford College of Business and Management in the UK. 

Additionally, Fatima Buhari obtained a master’s degree in business administration from Anglia Ruskin University and another from the University of Northampton, both in the UK. Fatima‘s educational achievements reflect her dedication and commitment to continuous learning.


Despite being in the public eye, Fatima Buhari has maintained steadfast privacy when discussing her career. She purposely avoids divulging any information regarding her profession, leaving the media and the public in speculation about what she does for a living. 

This deliberate decision to keep her job details under wraps showcases her commitment to maintaining confidentiality and separation between her personal and professional life.

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: Fatima Buhari (@mimie_buhari___)

Personal Life

Fatima Buhari, 49, married Malam Gimba Yau Kumo, the former managing director of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria. The couple married in Daura, Katsina state. This wonderful occasion drew many notable people from various sectors around the country.

Net Worth

Fatima Buhari‘s net worth is guessed to be around $3 million.

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