Estonia, only country at the moment to have both female president and prime minister

Estonia, only country at the moment to have both female president and prime minister

- An European nation with a population of 1.3 million people have taken a new historic decision

- On Monday, October 10, they elected into office their first female president and prime minister

- Their current President Kersti Kaljulaid is the second youngest president in the world, she was aged 46 at the time of her election

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Only few know that at the moment the country Estonia holds the record as the only country whose leaders are female.

The current president Kersti Kaljulaid was elected into office on Monday, October 10, according to Wikipedia, at the age of 46. She became the second youngest president at 46 (after Zuzana Caputova of Slovak Republic at 45).

The country with a population of 1.3 million got their female Prime Minister Kaja Kallas on Tuesday, January 26 following her nomination by the current president, who is still mum on whether or not she will seek re-election.

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Estonia, only country at the moment to have both female president and prime minister

Estonia's first female president and prime minister strike a pose Photo Credit: @KerstiKaljulaid
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In the government of Estonia, the prime minister is usually the head of government and is nominated by the president, following serious consultations with the parliament groups and upon confirmation by the same parliament.

The country with a population of 1.3 million got their female Prime Minister Kaja Kallas on Tuesday, January 26 following her nomination by the current president who is still mum on whether or not she will seek re-election.

Her appointment comes after the collapse of the Juri Ratas led cabinet due to a corruption scandal that rocked and shook the polity.

Other countries, according to Invest in Estonia, that however have something similar to Estonia - howbeit different as they have queens - New Zealand, Denmark, and Barbados.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported how a Nigerian man graduated as best student from Estonian university and met with President Kaljulaid.

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Owewho hails from Warri, Delta state, finished his masters in mechatronics with the best result from the prestigious Estonian university. It was gathered that Owe got admission into the school with scholarship.

A Facebook user identified as Power Ogaga Eshare who is a friend of the mechatronics masters degree holder revealed that Owe came from the ghetto side of Warri.

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