Here is a list of some of the most powerful and influential female politicians in Nigeria and the reasons why they are considered as such:
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala is an economist and international development expert who served as Nigeria’s Finance Minister twice (2003-2006, 2011-2015). She is known for her work on economic reform and anti-corruption, and she was recently appointed as the Director-General of the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Amina J. Mohammed
Amina Mohammed is a Nigerian diplomat and politician who has served as the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations since 2017.
She is widely respected for her work on sustainable development and has played a key role in shaping the United Nations’ agenda on this issue.
Zainab Ahmed is a Nigerian accountant and politician who currently serves as the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning. She is widely respected for her expertise in finance and has played a key role in managing Nigeria’s economy in the face of various challenges.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is a Nigerian writer whose works include novels, short stories and nonfiction. She was described in The Times Literary Supplement as “the most prominent” of a “procession of critically acclaimed young anglophone authors [which] is succeeding in attracting a new generation of readers to African literature”.
Stella Oduah is a Nigerian senator and former Minister of Aviation (2011-2023). She is known for her work on aviation infrastructure and safety, and she has also been involved in efforts to promote gender equality in Nigeria.
Aisha Buhari is the First Lady of Nigeria and the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari. She is known for her advocacy work on issues such as women’s rights, education, and healthcare.
Oluremi Tinubu is a Nigerian senator and the wife of Bola Tinubu, the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC). She is known for her work on issues such as education and women’s empowerment.
Sarah Alade is a Nigerian economist and former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. She is widely respected for her expertise in monetary policy and has played a key role in managing Nigeria’s economy over the years.
Hadiza Bala Usman
Hadiza Bala Usman is a Nigerian politician and the former Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority. She is known for her work in the elections that led to the emergence of Muhammadu buhari and the election of Nentigerias president – elect, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Florence Ita-Giwa is a Nigerian politician and former senator. She is known for her work on issues such as women’s empowerment and environmental conservation, and she has been a prominent figure in Nigerian politics for many years.
It is worth noting that this list is not exhaustive and there are many other female politicians in Nigeria who wield significant power and influence.
Additionally, the rankings of these politicians may vary depending on various factors such as political affiliations, personal achievements, and public perception.
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