The Presidential candidate of the Labour Party, at the Saturday 25 presidential election in Nigeria, Gregory Peter Obi has celebrated the first elected female senator for the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, who was the candidate of the party, for the Saturday February 25, national assembly election in Abuja, Mrs Ireti Heebah Kingibe, after receiving her certificate of return as the senator-elect, to represent the F.C.T., at the national assembly.
Mrs Kigibe, an inlaw to the late military head of state, General Muritala Muhammed, won the last election as the first female senator to represent F.C.T, and her certificate of return was presented to her, at the international conference center Abuja today, by the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu.
The former governor of Anambra, in his message to celebrate her achievement said, “A very hearty congratulations to Senator-elect Mrs @ireti_kingibe; the first elected female senator for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Her election is in keeping with our commitment to women and youth.
“The Labour Party, OBIdient Family, Datti and I, feel gratified that you will be representing us in the FCT. We look forward to your diligent service and contribution towards nation-building. -PO.”
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