Aminu Bello Masari is the current Governor of Katsina State, he was born on 29th of May 1950. He is an indigene of Katsina State.
He was the speaker of the Nigerian House of Representatives between the year 2003and 2007.
He ran unsuccessfully for the office of Katsina State Governor in the 2011 election under the platform of defunct Congress for Progressive Change.
In December 2014, he emerged as the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the March 2015 elections.
He was declared winner of 11 April 2015 Katsina State Governorship election, defeating his arch-rival Musa Nashuni.