Maureen Gwacham

Nigerian businesswoman and politician

Maureen Gwacham is a Nigerian businesswoman and politician elected to the 10th National Assembly from Oyi Ayamelum Federal Constituency of Anambra State on the ticket of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA. Gwacham polled 15,299 to defeat the candidate of Young Progressive Party, YPP Charles Uchenna Okafor who scored 13,332 votes People's Democratic Party, PDP candidate and former member of the House of Representatives received only 6,912 votes. The election of Gwacham is being challenged by the candidates o f the YPP, PDP and Labour Party at the election petitions tribunal. Gwacham is one of only 17 women elected to the 10th National Assembly of 469 members comprising the Senate and House of Representatives.


  • Before venturing into politics, I was widely known as an accomplished businesswoman and a trade economist.
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