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Five Things About Maryam Shetty, The Ministerial Nominee Who Was Dropped By Tinubu

Posted by Samuel on Fri 04th Aug, 2023 - tori.ng

While some praised the Kano State-born Shetty and Tinubu, some others blasted Tinubu for her nomination.

 Maryam Shetty

In a surprising move, President Bola Tinubu withdrew Dr. Maryam Shettima (Shetty)'s name from the ministerial nominees' list just two days after its submission to the Senate on Wednesday.

The PUNCH reported on Thursday how Nigerians on social media reacted to Shetty’s nomination.

While some praised the Kano State-born Shetty and Tinubu, some others blasted Tinubu for her nomination.

Here are five things to know about Maryam Shettima;

1. Her full name is Maryam Shettima Ibrahim, but popularly known as Maryam Shetty.

2. She was born April 8, 1979 (44 years old)

3. She is a political and social activist. She is a national leader of #WeBelieve, an APC support group.

4. She graduated from Bayero University, Kano, with a distinction in BSc Physiotherapy. She also has an MSc in Sports Physiotherapy from the University of East London.

5. She was once chosen to represent Nigeria at the United Nations General Assembly.



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