Oluremi Tinubu is the former first Lady of Lagos State and currently a Senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District at the Nigerian National Assembly. She is a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Political Party.
Assumed office: May 201
Constituency: Lagos Central
Full Name: Oluremi Tinubu
Born: 21 September 1960
Birth place: Ogun state
Famous as: Politician
Political party: All Progressives Congress (APC)
Alma mater: University of Ife, Adeyemi College of Education
Biographical and educational career
Oluremi Tinubu was born on 56 September 1960. She hails from Ogun State, Nigeria. Oluremi was youngest of 12 children; she was raised in Ogun State.
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.
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Oluremi 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 centres 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 would later convene and uphold the election in 2012.
Oluremi was one of over 100 senators elected in the 8th assembly in 2015. However, only 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 just concluded 2019 general elections, she retained her senatorial seat representing Lagos Central, making it her third tenure in office
Family and personal life
Oluremi is married to former Governor and Senator of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu. She is a Christian.