12 Things You Didn’t Know About Remi Sonaiya

Written by Keren Mikva

Nigeria’s first-ever female candidate for president, Remi Sonaiya went into the 2015 Nigerian presidential campaign with eyes wide open.

Most voters going to the polling stations March 28 had only two names in mind: Goodluck Jonathan and Muhammadu Buhari.

Though Sonaiya acknowledged that her chances of winning the election were slim, her goal was to change the conversation in a country where politics have long been considered a man’s game. Here are 12 things you didn’t know about Remi Sonaiya and her Nigerian presidential bid.

Sources: Independent.co.uk, News24.com, 360NOBS.com, VanguardNGR.com, INECNigeria.org