The Leading Women in President Tinubu’s Cabinet

By Duchess Magazine

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s transformative administration is a cadre of accomplished and diverse women who have taken on pivotal roles in steering the nation toward progress. These women, hailing from various states and professional backgrounds, bring a wealth of experience, expertise, and a commitment to public service, in a bid to shape up the future of Nigeria.

1. Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim: Minister of State, Police Affairs

Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim, a native of Keffi, Nasarawa State, has swiftly risen through the ranks with a formidable academic background. Her tenure as the director-general of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) showcased her dedication to combating human trafficking. Now, as the Minister of State for Police Affairs, her mission continues, ensuring the nation’s safety and security.

2. Hannatu Musawa: Minister of Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy

Hannatu Musa Musawa, a lawyer, politician, and author, brings her wealth of knowledge to the forefront as the Minister of Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy. Hailing from Katsina State, Musawa’s multifaceted education, including degrees from the University of Buckingham and postgraduate studies in the UK, equips her to champion the nation’s cultural vibrancy.

3. Nkiruka Onyejeocha: Minister of State, Labour and Employment

A seasoned politician and businesswoman, Hon. Nkiruka Onyejeocha, born in Isuochi, Umunneochi Local Government Area, passionately represents her constituency in the Federal House of Representatives. As the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, her extensive academic background in international relations and shipping positions her as a formidable advocate for labor rights.

4. Betta Adu: Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation

As the youngest among the new ministers, Betta Adu, hailing from Cross River State, takes on the critical role of Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation. A former commissioner of health, Adu’s impressive academic journey in public health positions her to address the pressing issues of poverty and humanitarian concerns in the country.

5. Doris Anite: Minister of Industry, Trade, and Investment

With more than two decades in the banking sector, Doris Anite brings a wealth of financial experience to her role as the Minister of Industry, Trade, and Investment. Originally from Imo State, her diverse professional journey, from banking to serving as Imo State’s Commissioner for Finances, reflects her commitment to Nigeria’s economic growth.

6. Uju Ohanenye: Minister for Women’s Affairs

Uju Ohanenye, a prominent figure from Anambra State, exemplifies dedication to both politics and philanthropy. Despite withdrawing from the 2023 APC presidential race to support President Tinubu, her leadership as the Managing Director at the Kenuj 02 Mall and contributions to healthcare facilities showcase her commitment to women’s issues.

7. Lola Ade-John: Minister of Tourism

A seasoned information and technology expert, Lola Ade-John, is at the helm of the nation’s tourism sector. With a background that spans across major banking institutions and technology consulting, her expertise positions her to lead Nigeria’s tourism industry into a new era of innovation and growth.

8. Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure: Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory

Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure, with a background in medicine and an impressive career as a family physician, brings her expertise to the Federal Capital Territory. Her extensive education and experience underscore her commitment to enhancing the capital’s well-being and development.

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