Oluremi Tinubu

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Oluremi Tinubu
Senator for Lagos Central
Incumbent
Assumed office
May 2011
Personal details
Born (1960-09-21) 21 September 1960 (age 54)
Political party Action Congress of Nigeria

Oluremi Tinubu (born 21 September 1960) is the former first Lady and currently a Senator of Lagos State. She is a member of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) party.

Early life and education[edit]

Oluremi Tinubu was youngest of 12 children; she was raised in Ogun State.[1]

Tinubu received a B.S. in Education from the University of Ife, and a National Certificate of Education in Botany and Zoology from the Adeyemi College of Education.[1]

Political career[edit]

Oluremi Tinubu became the First Lady of Lagos State when her husband, Bola Tinubu, was elected as Governor. As First Lady, she established the New Era Foundation, dedicated to establishing centres for "all round development of young ones and promote public awareness on environmental health and community service."[2]

When Tinubu was elected, it was challenged at the Legislative House Election Petition Tribunal -which would later convene and uphold the election.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Tinubu is married to former Governor and Senator of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu. Oluremi Tinubu`s Mother is from Isekiri.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About Oluremi". Oluremi Tinubu. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Foundations and NGOs: An engine for humanitarian goals or fraud?". National Mirror. 
  3. ^ "Tribunal upholds Tinubu's election". odili. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 

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