Today we celebrate a distinguished personality in Nigeria’s political world and beyond, Her Excellency, Dr. (Mrs.) Claudiana Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, wife of the 15th Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu.
A passionate lover of women and children, the First Lady has been a strong voice in advocating for the rights of women and standing up against all forms of sexual abuse and domestic violence.
Leveraging on her medical background, Her Excellency has facilitated several health advocacy interventions which has been of immense benefit to Lagosians.
Born January 8, 1967, Mrs. Sanwo-Olu holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) from the prestigious University of Lagos, Akoka. She also has in her academic kitty a Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Health Management (PGDHM); Diploma in Anesthesia (DA); Masters of Public Health (MPH) and Masters in Business Administration (MBA).
She is an active member of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN), Lagos Anesthetic Association (LAA), Medical Women Association of Nigeria (MWAN) and Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) where she is currently serving as the Chairman.
Prior to becoming the First Lady, Ibijoke served Lagos State Government for 25 years where she rose through the ranks to become the Chief Medical Director and Chief Executive Officer of Harvey Road Comprehensive Health Centre, Yaba; and later General Hospital, Somolu.
Happy Birthday Her Excellency!