Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu, the spouse of President Bola Tinibu, officially assumed the role of Nigeria’s First Lady on Monday in Abuja. Accompanied by her security team, Mrs. Tinubu arrived at the First Lady’s wing where she was warmly received by Mr. Tijjani Umar, the Permanent Secretary of the State House, and other department heads within the First Lady’s Office.
During her visit, Mrs. Tinubu was guided on a comprehensive tour of the various units housed in the First Lady’s wing, including Administration, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Catering, Media, and Protocol. Born on September 21, 1960, to a mother of Itsekiri descent and a father of Yoruba heritage, Mrs. Tinubu holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from the University of Ife and has pursued additional courses at various educational institutions.
Prior to assuming the role of First Lady, she served as the wife of the Governor of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007. Subsequently, she was elected as the Senator representing Lagos Central in the Nigerian Senate. Throughout her career, Mrs. Tinubu has been actively engaged in numerous charitable initiatives aimed at alleviating the hardships faced by vulnerable individuals in her constituency.