Born in Kano State, Mr. Ya’u Suleiman attended Gandirwawa Primary School in Minjibir Local Government and Government Secondary School Danbatta in 1978 and 1983 respectively.
He holds Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting and Finance 1988 and Masters Degree in Banking and Finance (MBF) 1993 from Bayero University Kano. He became a Certified National Accountant (CNA) in the year 2000.
He started work with Kano State Government from 1989 as Accountant II, after his mandatory National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) with Delta Glass Company known as Beta Glass in 1988/1989 in the then Bendel State now Delta State as Assistant Accountant. He served in various Ministries, Departments and Agencies of the Kano State Civil Service.
Mr. Suleiman began his carrier with the Federal Civil Service in the year 2000 on transfer of service. Since then, as a professional accountant he has traversed the Public Service and worked without blemish in various Ministries/Agencies including Office of the Secretary General to the Federation (OSGF), Ministry of Finance (MoF), Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corp (NSCDC), Ministry of Niger-Delta Affairs, North East Zonal Office of the OAGF, National Commission For Refugees (NCFR) and National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in various capacity.
Alh. Ya’u Suleiman has attended so many courses in Leadership, E-Payment, E-Collection, Administration, Policy, IPSAS Cash and Accrual, Remita, ATRRS, Project Accounting both within and outside Nigeria.
Currently, Alh. Ya’u Suleiman is the Director of Internal Audit, Ministry of Defence.
He is happily married with children and he enjoys reading and trekking.