Preceded byDuraid Kashmoula Alma materUniversity of Mosul PartyAl-Hadba Children5 EducationUniversity of Mosul
Political partyal-Hadba RoleIraqi Politician NationalityIraq NameAtheel al-Nujaifi
RelationsUsama al-Nujayfi (Brother)
Ex-governor of Nineveh Atheel Al Nujaifi talks to TRTWorld on importance of Ramadi for Iraq
Atheel al-Nujaifi (Arabic: أثيل النجيفي; Turkish: Esil Nuceyfi; born 1958) is an Iraqi politician who was the Governor of Nineveh Province from April 2009 until May 2015.
Nujaifi was born into a Mawsili family in 1958. His ancestors were closely aligned with the Ottoman rulers of Mosul, resulting in them receiving huge grants of land in al-Hamdaniya district. Nujaifi has degrees in Engineering and Law from the University of Mosul.