Meet The Wives Of Governors In Nigeria & Their Profile & Respective States



Mrs Olufunso Amosun
( Ogun State )

Born 2nd May 1966, she obtained a BA. Ed in English Education from University of Ife, M.Sc Guidance and Counselling from University of Lagos. The very beautiful first lady has a charity foundation named UPLIFT.

Mrs. Eunice Erdoo Ortom
(Benue State)

Born in 1972. The mother of five obtained a Masters Degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies in the Benue State University in 2004. Currently, she is pursuing a doctorate degree in Political Science. She works as a public servant in the Office of the Head of Civil Service and also a Worker in the Redeemed Christian Church of God.

Mrs. Bolanle Patience Ambode
(Lagos State)

Born on 15 February 1964, she obtained her Bachelors and Masters’ degrees from the Lagos State University in 1989 and 1994 respectively, majoring in Physics/Mathematics and Public Administration. She worked for over 10 years in various sectors of the economy, including banking, finance and consulting before going into private business.

Hon. Justice Eberechi Nyesom Wike
(Rivers State)

Born on 24 May, 1972, She holds a Masters degree in Law from University of Sussex, United Kingdom. She was appointed a Judge of the High Court of Rivers State on 14 February 2012 where she is presently the presiding Judge. She enjoys travelling, cooking, reading, and listening to classic music.


Mrs Hadiza El-Rufai
(Kaduna State)

Born in Kano and raised in Kaduna, Mrs. Hadiza el-Rufai is a graduate of Architecture from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna State. Two years ago she bagged an MA in Creative Writing in the United Kingdom.

Dame Edith Okowa
(Delta State)

This career teacher and mother of four rose through the ranks, until a couple of years back when she was appointed as Permanent Secretary in the State Ministry of Basic and Secretary Education. She reportedly fasted 90 days for her husband to win.

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Dr. Zainab Shinkafi-Bagudu
(Kebbi State)

She is a Consultant Paediatrician and doubles as both the Medical Director and Chief Executive Officer of Medicaid Radio-diagnostics, Abuja. She is one of the children of Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi who was the head of the Nigerian Security Organisation (NSO) during former President Shehu Shagari’s administration in the 1980s.

Chief Rachel Umahi
(Ebonyi State)

Born 23 March, 1972, in Umuobuna Uburu in Ohaozara LGA of Ebonyi State, Mrs. Umahi is a graduate of Rivers State University of Science and Technology from 2001 to 2004. The mother of seven has been active in orphanage and less-privileged schemes and with widows. Her hobbies are travelling and reading novels.

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