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Here are 10 things you do not know about Ireti Kingibe



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The FCT senatorial candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Ireti Kingibe, has been declared the winner of the 2023 senatorial election.

Kingibe, who is the wife of one-time Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babagana Kingibe, scored 202,175 votes to emerge the winner.

Here are 10 things you probably do not know about her;

  • Ireti was born on June 2, 1954. She would be 69 years old by June 2, 2023.
  • Ireti is the younger sister to Ajoke Mohammed, the wife of former Nigeria head of state, Murtala Muhammed.
  • Ireti started her education at Emotan Preparatory School, where she had her elementary education before heading to Queen’s College in Lagos and Washington Irving High School for her secondary education.
  • She then headed to the University of Minnesota, where she bagged a degree in Civil Engineering.
  • After graduating from the University of Minnesota, Ireti worked as a Quality Control engineer with Bradley Precast Concrete Inc. from 1978 to 1979.
  • She left to join the Minnesota Department of Transportation Design unit, where she worked as an engineer between 1979 and 1991.
  • Between 1990 to 1994, Kingibe worked as a regional engineer for Lodigiani Nigeria Limited, Lagos.
  • Ireti joined partisan politics in 1990 when she joined the defunct Social Democratic Party(SDP). She was appointed as the Adviser to the party’s national chairman.
  • Ireti defected to the PDP in 2006 before leaving to join the All Progressive Congress(APC) in 2014.
  • She joined Labour Party in 2022 and became the FCT senatorial candidate for the 2023 general elections.


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