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Biography of Hon. Zaphaniah Jisalo, career, family and net worth


Hon. Zaphaniah Jisalo is a politician representing Abuja Municipal/Bwari Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives. He was appointed Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs by president Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

This post curated by ENigeria Newspapers gives a profile of Hon. Zaphaniah Bitrus Jisalo.

Profile summary

Name: Zaphaniah Bitrus Jisalo

Date of birth: 3rd April, 1970

State of Origin: Abuja

Education: University of Jos, Plateau

Marital status: Married

Religion: Islam



Zaphaniah Jisalo was born on 3rd April, 1970.
He completed his primary education at Garki Primary School and his Secondary education at Government Secondary School, Karu, Abuja.

He has a degree in education from the University of Jos, Plateau State.

In a quest for more knowledge, Hon. Jisalo obtained an Advanced Diploma in Applied Psychology and Diploma in Criminal Justice and Administration at the University of Jos, Plateau State.

He also has a Diploma in Public Relations from the Institute of Mass Communication and Technology.

He studied Government Policies, planning and Implementation at the Thames Valley University in London, UK.



Between 1990 to 2002, Hon Jisalo worked with the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

In 2004, he was elected Chairman Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) and re-elected in 2007 until 2010.

In 2011, Hon Jisalo was elected into the Federal House of Representatives to represent Abuja Municipal/Bwari Constituency.

As at the time, he served in different House Committees including; Sports, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Defense, Customs & Excise, Appropriations, and National Security & Security. He is a member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

He was re-elected in 2015 and still serves at the FCT Area Councils and Ancillary Matters Committee. His legislative interest is law making.



Overall Best Chairman in Nigeria – 2006 LOGMA

Three times winner of Best Local Govt Chairman of FCT – LOGMA 2004/2005

In August 2023 he was appointed Minister . He was appointed Minister of Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Affairs by the incumbent president.


Net Worth

His net worth is currently not available.

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