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Oluremi Tinubu Biography
Oluremi Tinubu was born on September 21, 1960, she is a Nigerian politician who is the current first lady of Nigeria since 2023. She also served as the first lady of Lagos State as wife of former Lagos governor, and current president of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu, from 1999 to 2007.
She is currently the senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District at the Nigerian National Assembly. She is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) political party.
|Date of Birth:
|September 21, 1960
|63 years (2023)
|State of Origin:
|Bola Ahmed Tinubu
Early Life and Education
Oluremi Tinubu was born on September 21, 1960. She is the second to the last of 13 children in her family, she hails from Ogun State.
Tinubu started her educational career at Our Lady of Apostles Secondary School Ijebu-Ode where she obtained her West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Exam (WASSCE) in 1979, and PGD from The Redeemed Christian bible college in 2010.
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.
She is married to the president of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu, they have 3 children, Zainab Abisola Tinubu, Habibat Tinubu and Olayinka Tinubu.
She is a stepmother to his 3 children from previous relationships, Olajide Tinubu (deceased), Folashade Tinubu, and Oluwaseyi Tinubu. She is a Christian, and is an ordained pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God.
Her ordination took place in 2018 at the Old Arena of RCCG, Lagos/Ibadan Expressway where the church held its 66th annual convention themed “Dominion”. She is also Grand Matron of the Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO).
Oluremi Tinubu Career
She 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 centers for “all round development of young ones and promote public awareness on environmental health and community service.”
When Tinubu was elected, it was challenged at the Legislative House Election Petition Tribunal – which later convened and upheld the election in 2012.
Tinubu was one of over 100 senators elected in the 8th assembly in 2015. Six of these were women. The others were Stella Oduah and Uche Ekwunife, who both represent Anambra, Fatimat Raji Rasaki, Rose Okoji Oko and Binta Garba. At the 2019 general elections, she retained her senatorial seat representing Lagos Central, making it her third tenure in office.
Senator Tinubu in 2016 requested adequate security from the Inspector General of Police as a result of an alleged threat of assault by colleague and fellow party member Dino Melaye during a senate closed-door session.
She was listed alongside Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Tony Elumelu and other prominent people for the Eko Excellence Awards in 2019. In 2020, she called for the creation of state police as a way of tackling the rising spate of insecurity in the country.
She is a firm believer in investing in Society Human Capital and Her Youth Empowerment and Skill Acquisition Scheme in collaboration with Good Boys and Girls Empowerment Scheme (GBGES) has produced 1`172 beneficiaries. About 164 youths were trained on various skills and received start up kits and capital of about N40,000 each.
In March 2021, Senator Tinubu proposed a bill to reform the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) to make it a more viable entity. She also received the award for the most impactful female senator at The Guardian organised International Women’s Day Summit 2021.
Oluremi Tinubu Net worth
Oluremi Tinubu has an estimated net worth of $10 millions. She is a popular Nigerian politician.