Hon. Munira Suleiman Tanimu is an Entrepreneur, a politician, a philanthropist and a proud mother of 3. Munira is presently the Deputy Majority Leader, and the only elected- female member, in the Kaduna State House Of Assembly, representing the good people of Lere East Constituency. She is also the only elected female member in the entire North West Of Nigeria.
Munira was born in Kaduna, Nigeria, and is one of the region’s prominent activists, with initiatives such as “Books Over Trays,” which she launched through her NGO, Green Heart Impact Foundation (GHIF) to liberate the “girl-child” from illiteracy.
She has intellectually empowered hundreds of girls and their mothers, enabling them to develop businesses to support their families. As a philanthropist and women’s advocate, she has demonstrated beyond words that many lives may be touched, altered, and inspired, one girl-child at a time.
In a bid to prove that women can influence social change, economic development, and increase political value by inclusion in politics.
Munira made an entrance into politics in 2015 and 2019, where she contested for the Kaduna State House of Assembly seat, to represent the good people of Lere East constituency. Munira has refused to allow her gender to deter her from reaching unimaginable heights.
Munira has a BSc. In Sociology, from the University of Abuja. She went further to acquire a certificate in Leadership Communication from Harvard University and other certificates in business management from Lagos Business School.
Munira defied standards by shattering the glass ceiling, that have deterred some northern women from pursuing academic goals to make her imprint in the economic and political world, Which were previously thought to be men’s domains.
And also as a business owner, she can bring fresh energy into public service. Coming from an ecosystem that is driven by the urgency to produce measurable results she is familiar with the need to see the progress of the nation.
Munira has won several plaudits, recognitions, and awards across the nation, in the Humanitarian category for her immense work in bridging the gap for the less privileged in society.
Munira is one example of a woman who has demonstrated that if educated, women may affect social change, create economic growth, and raise political value by participating in politics.
She has immense power to effect change and provide value to the nation.
Munira is a woman that believes, every woman is gifted and talented in her own special way.