Oluremi Tinubu: All You Need To Know About Nigeria’s Incoming First Lady
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Oluremi Tinubu is the wife of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Nigeria’s newly announced president-elect.
Oluremi Tinubu Tribe, she is an Itsekiri woman. Married to a Yoruba man.
Remi is a member of the All Progressive Congress, APC, and was the First Lady of Lagos State from 1999 to 2007.
During her tenure as Lagos State’s first lady, she established the New Era Foundation with the goal of establishing centres for comprehensive child development and raising public awareness about environmental health and community service.
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While her husband was elected president on a Muslim-Muslim ticket, Oluremi Tinubu is a pastor with the Redeemed Christian Church of God.
What is Remi Tinubu Political Career?
Remi currently serves as a senator in the Nigerian National Assembly, representing the Lagos Central Senatorial District.
She was one of the 100+ senators elected in the 2015 8th Assembly, with only six of them being women. Stella Oduah and Uche Ekwunife from Anambra were among those present. Among others are Fatimat Raji Rasaki, Rose Okoji Oko, and Binta Garba.
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In the 2019 general elections, Oluremi Tinubu successfully defended her senatorial seat in the 9th assembly, representing Lagos Central, marking her triumphant third term in office.
Biography on Bills Sponsorship by Oluremi Tinubu
In the 8th assembly
Sexual Harassment in Tertiary Educational Institutions Prohibition Bill, 2016 (Co-sponsored):
The overall goal of the 20-section bill is to provide stricter statutory protection for students in tertiary schools against sexual hostility and all forms of sexual harassment by making it a criminal offence for any educator in a university, polytechnic, or other tertiary educational institution to violate or exploit the student-lecturer relationship of authority, dependency, and trust for sexual pleasures. This bill was passed.
In the 9th assembly
Criminal Code Act (Amendment)Bill, 2019 (Sponsor):
This Bill aims to make three changes to the Criminal Code | Retained Act Cap. C38 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004. These changes include removing the statute of limitation on defilement, increasing the penalty for the crime of kidnapping, and eliminating gender restrictions in the definition of rape. This bill has been passed.
Lagos State Special Economic Assistance Programme (Establishment) Bill, 2019 (Sponsor): Still in first reading.
Finance Act (Amendment) Bill, 2020 (Sponsor): Still in first reading.
Stamp Duties Act (Amendment) Bill, 2020 (Sponsor): Still in first reading.
Nigeria Postal Services Bill, 2021 (Sponsor): Still awaiting committee report.
Compulsory Treatment and Care of Victims of Gunshots Act (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (Sponsor): Still awaiting committee report.
What is next for Remi Tinubu?
Tinubu insinuated in a cheeky victory speech delivered on Wednesday morning, March 01, 2023, that his 62-year-old wife will not be returning to the senate because she will be preoccupied with more wifely responsibilities at home.
“To my lovely wife, Oluremi Tinubu, you the senators don’t expect her back, she’s going to be my housewife and the First Lady..
Oluremi Tinubu Age,
Oluremi Tinubu is from Delta State; she was born on September 21, 1960, and she will be 63 this year, in 2023.
Expanding on the topic, Oluremi Tinubu added a playful quip, addressing an unidentified person in the crowd, that she would be in the “other room.”
In response to a BBC interview with his wife, Aisha, in which she questioned his leadership, President Muhammadu Buhari said in 2016: “I don’t know which party my wife belongs to, but she belongs to my kitchen, my living room, and the other room.”
My wife "belongs to my kitchen", says Nigerian President @MBuhari after first lady criticises his leadership https://t.co/FP49H1q5qo pic.twitter.com/8fkthOu8hV
— BBC News Africa (@BBCAfrica) October 14, 2016
The fact that Remi and Bola both have a twisted sense of humour is one of the things that makes their friendship so endearing to observe.
Senator Oluremi Tinubu is from Uvwie LGA of Delta State.