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PUSH NEWS 24 INTERNATIONAL : October 2nd, 2022

Lagos First Lady Appointed to Lead APC Women Presidential Campaign in South West

Lagos State First Lady, Dr. (Mrs.) Claudiana Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu has been appointed as the South West Coordinator of the All Progressives Congress Women Presidential Campaign Council.

President Muhammadu Buhari who is the Chairman of the Presidential Campaign Council was reported to have approved her nomination into the exalted position in Southwest .

The First Lady of Lagos State, born January 8th 1967, is the first Medical Practitioner to become First Lady of Lagos State.

Mrs Claudiana Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu became the 15th Lagos State First Lady

A passionate lover of women and children, the First Lady has been a strong voice in advocating for the rights of women and standing up against all forms of sexual abuse and domestic violence.

Leveraging on her medical background, Her Excellency has facilitated several health advocacy interventions which has been of immense benefit to Lagosians.

Born January 8, 1967, Mrs. Sanwo-Olu holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) from the prestigious University of Lagos, Akoka. She also has in her academic kitty a Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management (PGDHM); Diploma in Anesthesia (DA); Masters of Public Health (MPH) and Masters in Business Administration (MBA).

Dr Claudiana, the Wife of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, is a thoroughbred medical practitioner with three decades experience. She is also appointed to lead the Presidential Campaign Council in Lagos State.

In the list released by the APC Presidential Campaign Council, the First Lady of Nigeria, Mrs Aisha Buhari is the Grand Patron of the Women Presidential Campaign Council, while Senator Oluremi Tinubu and Hajia Nana Shettima are the co-Chairmen of the Council.

Wife of the former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, Mrs Bolanle Ambode is on the Advisory Council of the Campaign Council, while the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals and former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire heads the Finance Committee.

Women Leader of the Lagos Chapter of the APC, Honourable Jumoke Okoya-Thomas is also listed, while a former member of the Lagos State Assembly, Honourable Wahab Alawiye-King is the Head of the Administrative Secretariat of the Council.

Mrs Modele Sharafa-Yusuf heads the Media Committee, while Honourable Abike Dabiri-Erewa is the head of the Diaspora Committee.

The Council will work assiduously to galvanize Women and ensure the victory of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and Kashim Shettima APC ticket in next year’s Presidential election.

By Prince Olalekan Ojo Martins

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