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Meet Oluremi Tinubu: The Pastor set to be Nigeria’s First Woman.

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Nigeria will on Might 25 have a brand new president (Bola Ahmed Tinubu) taking up from President Muhammadu Buhari and with a brand new president comes a brand new first girl.

Because the Lagos “landlord” takes over the affairs of probably the most populous nation in Africa, we check out the profile of Oluremi Tinubu.

spouse of Nigeria’s president-elect who by default turns into the primary girl of the nation.

Oluremi Tinubu can also be a member of the All Progressive Congress, APC, and beforehand served because the First Woman of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007.

Throughout her tenure as first girl, Remi as she is popularly based the New Period Basis with the aim of creating facilities for the excellent improvement of kids and elevating public consciousness on environmental well being and neighborhood service.

The twist

whereas her husband gained the presidential election on a Muslim-Muslim ticket, Oluremi is a pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God.

-The incoming first girl at present holds the senatorial place, representing Lagos Central Senatorial District on the Nigerian Nationwide Meeting.

-Remi was born on September 21, 1960, to an Itsekiri mom and a Yoruba father. She was the youngest amongst 12 kids and grew up in Ogun state.

-She holds a B.Sc in Schooling from the College of Ife.

-She bought into lively politics 4 years after her final function as first girl in 2011 when she was elected senator for Lagos Central.

-The tag Lagos first girl was given to her as a method of participating in youth empowerment and advocacy by her New Period basis.

-Remi has authored various books, one in every of which is, “The Journey of Grace- My religion stroll”

-She has 4 kids with the president-elect:  Folashade Tinubu-Ojo, Oluwasey Tinubu, Abibat Tinubu, and the late Jide Tinubu.

What’s subsequent for Remi Tinubu?

In a cheeky victory speech delivered on Wednesday morning, March 01, 2023, Tinubu insinuated that his 62-year-old spouse will not be making a comeback to the senate, as she’ll be occupied with extra wifely tasks at residence.

“To my beautiful spouse, Oluremi Tinubu, you the senators do not anticipate her again, she’s going to be my housewife and the First Woman.”

Ruling social gathering candidate Bola Tinubu was declared the winner of Nigeria’s presidential election early Wednesday.

The announcement by election officers in a single day was prone to result in a court docket problem by the second-and third-highest finishers within the weekend vote, Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi. Abubakar additionally completed second within the final vote in 2019, then appealed these outcomes earlier than his lawsuit in the end was dismissed.

Tinubu’s ruling All Progressives Congress social gathering urged the opposition to simply accept defeat Tuesday and never trigger bother after they’d demanded a revote saying that delays in importing election outcomes had made room for irregularities.

Tinubu acquired 37% of the vote, or practically 8.8 million, whereas the principle opposition candidate Abubakar gained 29% with virtually 7 million. Third-place finisher Obi took 25% with about 6.1 million, in keeping with the outcomes introduced on stay tv by the Impartial Nationwide Electoral Fee.

The president-elect thanked his supporters within the capital, Abuja, after his victory was introduced and struck a reconciliatory tone in a message directed at his political adversaries.

“I take this chance to attraction to my fellow contestants to allow us to crew up collectively,” Tinubu mentioned. “It’s the solely nation we have now. It’s one nation and we should construct collectively.”

The announcement of his victory got here after 4 a.m., however celebrations already had began late Tuesday on the ruling social gathering’s nationwide secretariat the place Tinubu’s supporters had gathered in anticipation of his victory.