In the history of Nigeria politics, Sarah remains the first and only woman
to aim for the presidency. In 1991, she sought to fly the ticket of Social Democratic
Party (SDP) for the presidential race. She displayed a gallant effort and in
a crowded race, she came out fourth. Ever since, her name has been associated
with politics. Today she is the Deputy Chairman of Progressive Liberation Party
(PLP), a new political association seeking for nod of the Independent National
Electoral Commission (INEC) for registration and recognition as political party.
She remains a source of inspiration and rallying point to many women politicians.
She gained a wide range of experience as teacher, housewife, sportswoman and
as counselor.She was one time Commissioner for Social Development, Youths and
Sports in Kwara State. Former assistant athletics coach, Kaduna Sports Council,
she has also taught at the Advanced Teachers College, Kano.She attended various
educational institution which include Datford College of Education, London,
Kansas University, USA, where she graduated with a B.Sc. in Education. In addition,
she bagged a Masters Degree in Education from the University of Lagos.