Meet Maryam Shetty, Kano Princess Who Made Tinubu’s Ministerial List

Aug 3, 2023 | Entertainment, News


The upper chamber of the national assembly on Wednesday, August 2, unveiled the second batch of President Bola Ahmed Tiubu’s ministerial nominees list.

The much-anticipated list saw the omission of big names like former governors of Kano State, Rabiu Kwankaso, Abdullahi Ganduje, former governor Ben Ayade of Cross Rivers State, Festus Keyamo and Femi Fani-Kayode.

Maryam Shetty, Tinubu
Maryam Shetty is the granddaughter of the late Emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero, and a niece to the current Emir, Aminu Ado Bayero. Photo Credit: Bola Ahmed Tinubu/Buhari Sallau
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These individuals have been tipped by many political pundits and public affairs commentators to make the final cut of President Tinubu’s ministerial list.

Who is Maryam Shetty?

Meanwhile, one of the surprise inclusion in the list is Maryam Shetty, granddaughter to the late Emir of Kano Alhaji Ado Bayero and a niece to the current Emir Aminu Ado Bayero and the Emir of Bichi Nasir Ado Bayero.

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According to The Nation, Maryam Shetty was the national leader of #WeBelieve, an APC support group.

She’s known for her social activism and humanitarian activities in her birthplace, Kano, where she is highly revered.

She actively participates in politics in her grassroots area in the Gawuna/Garo Campaign Council, where she led #WeBelieve, an APC support group.

Shetty’s educational career started early in Kano, and she went to the Federal School of Physiotherapy at Bayero University, where she finished her BSc with distinction.

She worked briefly with Dala Orthopedic and Malam Aminu Kano Teaching Hospitals in Kano before she went to London to further her education.

She obtained her Masters’s Degree from the University of East London, Stratford, where she majored in sports physiotherapy.

She was on the medical team of the London Olympics, where she worked with top-tier athletes, including world record holder Jamaica’s Usain Bolt.

Source: Legit.ng





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