Presidency releases checklist of ‘The Buhari Women’



As part the activities to mark this year’s International Women’s Day, the Presidency has released a checklist some the women working in President Muhammadu Buhari-led government and federal agencies.

March 8 every year is observed globally as International Women’s Day. Theme 2021 is Choose to Challenge.

The Presidency said the celebration provides ample opportunity to reflect on President Muhammadu Buhari honours the womenfolk.

According to a statement signed by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity, here is a checklist ‘The Buhari Women,’ just few them: 

few of them:

1. Zainab Ahmed, Honourable Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning 

2. Sadiya Umar Farouq, Honourable Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Development 

3. Pauline Tallen, Honourable Minister of Women Affairs 

4. Mariam Yalwaji Katagum, Honourable Minister of State Industry, Trade and Investment 

5. Sharon Ikeazor, Honourable Minister of State Environment 

6. Gbemisola Saraki, Honourable Minister of State for Transportation 

7. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, Honourable Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) 

8. Folashade Yemi-Esan, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation 

9. Mariam Uwais, Special Adviser to the President 

10. Jumoke Oduwole, Special Adviser to the President on Industry, Trade and Investment, and of the  Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) 

11. Mojisola Adeyeye, Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) 

12. Hadiza Bala-Usman, Managing Director, Ports Authority (NPA) 

13. Abike DabiriErewa, Chairperson and CEO, Nigerians in Commission   

14. Chioma Ejikeme, Executive , Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) 

15. Patience Oniha, Director-General, Debt Management Office (DMO) 

16. Aisha Dahir-Umar, Director-General, National Pension Commission 

17. Jummai A.M. Audi, Chairperson, Law Reform Commission (NLRC) 

18. Yewande Sadiku, Executive , Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC)  

19. Gloria Akobundu, National /Chief Executive of New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), Nigeria 

20. Nnenna Akajemeli, National /CEO, SERVICOM  

21. Folashade Joseph, Managing Director, Nigeria Agriculture Insurance  (NAIC) 

22. Cecilia Gaya, Director-General, Administrative Staff College of Nigeria (ASCON) 

23. Ronke Sokefun, Chairperson, Nigerian Deposit Insurance (NDIC)  

24. Aishah Ahmad, Deputy Governor, Financial System Stability, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) 

25. Stella Ojekwe-Onyejeli, Executive Director/Chief Operating Officer, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) 

26. Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, Senior (SSA) to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 

27. Oge Modie, Senior (SSA) to the President on Strategic Communications  

28. Moji Rhodes. Senior on  Development and Humanitarian Affairs

29. Toyin Adeniji, Executive Director, Micro Enterprises, Bank of Industry (Oversees the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme, GEEP)

30. Stella Okotete, Executive Director, Business Development, NEXIM Bank   

31. Omolola Abiola-Edewor, Executive Director, Nigerian Deposit Insurance (NDIC)  

32. Imaan Sulaiman–Ibrahim, Director-General, National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP)  

33.Lauretta Onochie, Personal Assistant to the President on Media, and INEC Federal Commissioner-nominee.

34.Dr. Yosola Akinbi – Senior Technical Adviser, National Economic Council (NEC) (Office of the Vice President)

35.Dr. Balikisu Saidu, Senior Special Assistant Legal, Research and Compliance Issues (OVP)

36.Prof. Fatima Waziri-Azi – Senior Special Assistant – Rule Of Law (OVP)

37. Foluso Idumu,  Senior Special Assistant On  Administration (OVP)

38.Lanre Shasore,  Senior Special Assistant On Coordination & Planning (OVP)

39.Dr Ebi Awosika, Senior Technical Assistant On Community Engagements (OVP)

40.Olaolu Beckley,  Special Assistant On  Documentation (OVP)

41.Edewede Akhidenor – Special Assistant, Administration (OVP)

42.Nkoli Anyaoku– Special Assistant, Administration (OVP)

43.Dr. Lilian Idiaghe –  Special Assistant, Legal (OVP)

44.Tolani Alli – Special Assistant On Visual Communications (OVP)

45.Toyosi Onalapo – Special Assistant On Community Engagements

46.Haijya Halima Bawa – Special Assistant On Community Engagements

47.Nonye Ojekwe – Special Assistant On Community Engagements

48.Koko Iyamusa – Special Assistant Administration (Wife of the VP)

49.Fakorede Omotayo Basirat- Special Assistant On Special Duties

50.Omotayo Rachael Omowunmi – Special Assistant On Household & Social Events