Stella Dimoko Nigerian Woman,25 Becomes Argungu City Leader.


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Saturday, 24 September 2016

Nigerian Woman,25 Becomes Argungu City Leader.

A 25-year-old woman has taken over as the head of a local authority in the mainly Muslim North of Nigeria.

Hindatu Umar is the first woman and the youngest person to hold the position in Argungu city, in the north-western state of Kebbi. She is also the city's first unmarried local leader.

The BBC's Abdullahi Kaura in Nigeria says her appointment is unprecedented.
Some residents have complained, telling the BBC that Ms Umar "lacks experience and boldness".
She had been the deputy chairperson and was promoted when the tenure of the local chairman expired.

Our correspondent says that women in northern Nigeria usually remain in the background and rarely hold political office.
Argungu city is one of the biggest and oldest councils in Northern Nigeria and is famous for its annual fishing festival.



  1. Congratulobia.

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    1. I served in Argungu. Very peaceful place to be except for the fear of boko boys

    2. I served in Jega. Hello Kebbi kopa .

    3. Lol served in argungu 91...

  2. yea I saw the news on AIT.

    Those that say she lack experience. shebi she was a deputy before now.

    Do you have to know everything before you venture in to it.

    smh @ oversabis

  3. Na only her go school for her area..

  4. Kwakwakwakwakwka one alhaji will soon wife her as his fourth wife.

    *hangs legnon the window*

  5. This is a good development. A good step in the right direction. We need more women leaders. Kudos lady!

  6. We are the leaders of tommorrow, Alhamdulillah tommorrow is here.

  7. Argungu a city! I walked the length and breath in 45 mins.I am sure in NPC figures the population they will claim for it will be bigger than benin.

  8. Make dem sha no use beef kill am,congrats beautiful lady.

  9. The young shall definitely grow. Congrats. Do women proud.

  10. Wow am so so so happy for her Congrates to her a strong woman almighty Allah be your director,guardian,and ur leader this is the begining of your grtness. Ride on gurl. #women in power peaceful community#


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