Basirat Nahibi

Nigerian politician

Basirat Nahibi or Basirat Nahibi-Niasse is a Nigerian politician, entrepreneur, and the first female gubernatorial aspirant in Nigeria. She is the founder of Women Advancement for Economic and Leadership in Africa (WAELE), a non-profit focused on empowering African women, economically and politically as well as ensuring their participation in peace and conflict transformation across 52 countries on the continent. She is also the founding member of the All Progressives Congress (APC).


  • The organization is a child of necessity, I was the president-general of the better life program for Africa rural women (BLPARW), Which was a pet project of her Excellency Late Maryam Babangida, the Former Nigerian First lady, established in September 1986.
    • [1] Basirat Nahibi Speaking on: What inspires The women Advancement For economic & leadership Empowerment Foundation in Africa (WAELE AFRICA)?.
  • WAELE AFRICA was established to empower African women, economically, politically as well as to ensure the participation of women in peace and conflict transformation.
    • [2] Basirat nahibi speaking on: What is the Vision of WAELE AFRICA?.
  • We have quite a great plan moving forward; as for Now, WAELE AFRICA publishes a monthly magazine, in Both French and English.
    • [3] Basirat Nahibi Speaking on: What are the WAELE AFRICAN'S Plan for African women, going forward?
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