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Stella Obasanjo

Posted by Webby on 3/6/2003 11:10:01 AM

Stella Obasanjo

The reigning first lady, Mrs. Stella Obasanjo makes the list first for her fearless and untiring campaign for the release of her then imprisoned husband, Gen. Olusegun Obasanjo. She internationalised his incarceration and drew world attention to the inhuman government that had taken grip of Nigeria. Now that Obasanjo has moved from prison to presidency, Stella has channelled her energies towards her child care project where she gives special attention to handicapped children.


Nigerian First Lady Dead at 59
Oct 23, '05 / 2005

Nigeria’s first lady, Stella Obasanjo, died Sunday in Spain at age 59 after undergoing surgery, according to a brief statement signed by the presidential spokesperson.