It is no-longer news that several interested aspirants have started declaring their intentions to becomes the next president of Nigeria, as the race for who becomes next president of Nigeria begins.
News Rain Nigeria recalls that one of the political bigwigs in the country, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu officially made his intentions known during the week when he revealed that he already told President Muhammadu Buhari about his plans to run in the race of who becomes the next president of Nigeria.
Since his declaration came to light, other interested aspirants have started making their intentions known to the public too.
Among all, one aspirant who caught the attention of everyone is Khadija Okunnu-Lamidi, a female politician who has the ambition of taking over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
2023 Elections: Meet Female Candidate Who May Defeat Tinubu, Atiku, Others To Become Nigeria’s Next President
Her declaration has gathered attention from different walks of life.
One reaction that mostly followed her declaration is the courage she has despite the fact that political gladiators are those who mostly vie for the post of the Nigerian president.
Many had thought her declaration will not fly like that of Tinubu but surprisingly, she has dominated the social media scene with this uniqueness.
For two days, she has been trending on twitter and with this, it’s obvious the youths will adopt her as their candidate in the election.
If this happens, she will definitely be the candidate to beat in the presidential election which may in turn means loss for Tinubu, Atiku, and others who are interested in the election.
Below Is A Brief Biography Of Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi;
Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi is a Nigerian, media personality and daughter of former commissioner, late Lateef Olufemi Okunnu, SAN. Her mother is a successful businesswoman who hails from Ago-Owo.
She is the founder of Slice Media Solutions, a top advertising agency in Nigeria.
He was born in Lagos State alongside her siblings into a wealthy family with a legacy of public service.
Early Life and Education
Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi was born in Lagos State into the family of Lateef Femi Okunnu (SAN), the President of Isale-Eko descendants Union and an elder statesman.
Khadijah’s mother, Arinola Omololu, is a businesswoman hails from Ago-Owu pedigree.
She attended the University of Lagos Staff School & Childville School Yaba for her primary education then proceeded to Atlantic Hall School Maryland for her secondary education.
She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management (Hons) from the University of Bolton RAK Campus in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Khadijah also earned a Master’s degree in Strategic Project Management (SPM) from the prestigious Heriot-Watt University, Dubai.
The 38-year-old moved back to Lagos to undergo the mandatory NYSC programme where served at a Lagos State Government School.
After her NYSC programme, Khadijah got her first job at the age of 16 at a Lekki Motherless Babies Home where she was introduced to community influencing.
She previously worked at the Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA).
Khadijah later ventured into entrepreneurship and founded Slice Media Solutions, an advertising agency.
She is a member of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria (APCON) and has been featured as one of the Top 50 Women in Marketing & Communication in Nigeria.
Khadijah is known for her philanthropic and gender balance youth development advocacy. She co-founded some social impact initiatives including Water Relief Nigeria, Help Our Youth (HOY), To Better Nigeria & Project: Bridge the Gap.
Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi Presidential Aspiration
In January 2022, Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi officially declared her interest to run for the Office of the President of Nigeria in forthcoming 2023 general elections.
She disclosed her interest at a media conference in Lagos. She made it known that she wants to go for that position because she sees a better future for her country, Nigeria. Okunnu further reveals that she had the undoubted power to bring the youths together, which would lead to unleashing great potentials in the country.
She said her desire to restore hope and make Nigeria work for all Nigerians is her motivation for showing interest in running for the seat of the presidency.
Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi Net Worth
Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi is a famous media personality and the CEO of Slice Media Solutions. Her net worth has not been estimated yet.
Khadijah Okunnu-Lamidi is happily married to Adeshola Lamidi who happens to be a Financial Analyst and Risk Management Professional. She and her husband are happily married and their union os blessed with God-fearing children.
Her Father, Olufemi-Okunnu was appointed as Leader of the Federal Government Delegation to the Organisation of African Unity Consultative Committee on Nigeria Peace Talks to end the Civil War in 1968 and in 1969, he was appointed Leader of the Nigerian Delegation to the O.A.U. Ministerial Conference.
In 1980, he was member of the Nigerian Delegation to the General Assembly of the U.N.O. He was later appointed as pro-chancellor of the University of Agriculture, Makurdi in 1982.