Mojisola Adekunle-Obasanjo

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Mojisola Adekunle-Obasanjo (1944 – June 4, 2009) was a retired Major of the Nigerian army who ran for the Presidency under the Masses Movement of Nigeria (MMN) in 2003, and 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 residence in Lagos. [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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