Although her pioneering roles with women development efforts, through the Better
Life Programme was soon to be politicised, glamorous Mrs. Maryam Babangida,
wife of former military president, Ibrahim Babangida, remains one of the women
who made the position of first lady rise above just the appendage of the head
of state that it had always been. Even out of service Mrs. Babangida has continued
to involve in some form of community and social development and child education.