Oluremi Tinubu: First Lady Featured in '100 Leading Women in Nigeria'

Oluremi Tinubu: First Lady Featured in '100 Leading Women in Nigeria'

  • Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the First Lady of Nigeria, has been named in the "Nigeria Women Annual: 100 Leading Women"
  • The First Lady was also joined by Mrs. Nana Shettima, the Vice President's wife, and several other influential women
  • The annual gathering, now in its seventh year, celebrates International Women's Day, observed on March 8th

Legit.ng journalist Segun Adeyemi has over 9 years of experience covering political events, civil societies, courts, and metro

Nigeria's First Lady, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, Mrs. Nana Shettima, the Vice President's wife, and several other influential women have been recognised in the "Nigeria Women Annual: 100 Leading Women."

This publication, set to launch on March 8 in celebration of International Women's Day 2024, profiles accomplished female leaders in Nigeria.

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The First Lady has been honoured with a prestigious mention among the 100 leading women in Nigeria
The president's wife has been acknowledged as one of the leading women in Nigeria. Photo Credit: Senator Oluremi Tinubu
Source: Twitter

Among those featured are Bolaji Agbede, the acting Group Chief Executive Officer of Access Holdings Plc, and Hon. Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim, the Minister of State for Police Affairs.

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Tammie Kammonke, the Executive Director of Gender Perspectives, and Kammonke Abam, CEO of Profiles and Biographies, co-publishers of the yearly compendium, shared this information in a joint announcement released Thursday in Abuja.

As quoted by PM News, they said:

“This year’s sterling list of Nigeria’s foremost women leaders includes tech experts, pastors, politicians, teachers, activists, development practitioners, and C-suite corporate leaders.
“It is a gender-specific biographical compendium that responds to existing gender gaps in Nigeria’s biographical documentation and leadership.
“The current edition would be the most qualitative biographical profile on Nigeria’s most inspirational and influential women whose work would contribute to shaping Nigeria’s collective history in 2024.”

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7th annual compendium to mark Int'l Women's Day

The annual compendium, now in its seventh year, marks International Women's Day on March 8.

This global celebration aims to shed light on the challenges faced by women and girls while honouring their contributions to society.

The theme for the 2024 IWD is "Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress," focusing on economic empowerment as a catalyst for creating inclusive and fair societies.

The compendium showcases remarkable women from various fields, such as innovation, activism, government, business, and entertainment, highlighting their achievements and impact.

First Lady sends crucial message to Nigerians amid economic hardship

In another report, the First Lady noted that the change Nigerians desire will take a little while, but better days are coming.

She assured this amid rising inflation and untold hardship occasioned by Tinubu's economic policies.

Mrs Tinubu insisted that with the renewed hope initiative and the right federal government policies, the difficulty will become a thing of the past.

Source: Legit.ng

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Segun Adeyemi (Current Affairs and Politics Editor) Segun Adeyemi is a journalist with over 9 years of experience as an active field reporter, editor, and editorial manager. He has had stints with Daily Trust newspaper, Daily Nigerian, and News Digest. He currently works as an editor for Legit.ng's current affairs and politics desk. He holds a degree in Mass Communication (Adekunle Ajasin University). He is a certified digital reporter by Reuters, AFP and the co-convener of the annual campus journalism awards. Email: segun.adeyemi@corp.legit.ng.

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