Mojisola Adekunle-Obasanjo

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Mojisola Adekunle-Obasanjo (10 August 1944 – June 4, 2009) was a retired Major of the Nigerian army she founded the party Masses Movement of Nigeria in 1998 and later ran for the Presidency under the party Masses Movement of Nigeria (MMN) in 2003. She was on the ballot as the only female contender for the 2007 presidential elections.[1]

She was also an ex-wife (1991–1998) of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.[2]

Adekunle-Obasanjo died on Thursday, June 4, 2009 at her daughter's residence in Ikoyi Lagos after a brief illness[3]

She was survived by four (4) children and numerous grandchildren.


  1. ^ Celestine Okafor (April 3, 2004). "We’ll mobilise the masses, says Moji Obasanjo!". Vanguard media. Retrieved April 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ James Ezema. "Women in Politics: Challenges, and the Rwandan Example". Newswatch Times. Retrieved April 22, 2015. 
  3. ^ Godwin Mbachu (March 5, 2015). "Female Presidential Candidates: How Far can They Go?". Leadership News. Retrieved April 22, 2015. 

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