Nigerian Women in Politics: Khadija Ibrahim defeats stepson to emerge House of Reps. candidate
Nigerian women are leaving no stone unturned to grab a better percentage in the nation’s politics.
These women are getting smarter, braver and more powerful by the day.
Minister of State Foreign Affairs, recently defeated her step son, Mohammed Ibrahim, to clinch APC’s ticket for Damaturu/Gulani/Gujba/Tarmuwa, Yobe federal constituency.
Abba Gambo, the Returning Officer of the election, announced on Wednesday that Khadijah polled 1,295 votes to defeat Ibrahim who scored only 15 votes. Ibrahim has refused to step down for his stepmom, despite pressure.