Kemi Nelson Biography: Age, Husband, State of Origin, Cause of Death, Profile, Children, Burial, Family, Net Worth
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|Date of Birth:||9 February 1956|
|Died:||17 July 2022|
Kemi Nelson Biography
Olukemi “Kemi” Nelson (9 February 1956 – 17 July 2022) was a Nigerian politician and socialite.
She was the Executive Director of the Nigerian Insurance Social Trust Fund (NSTIF).
Early Life and Education
Kemi Nelson was born in Lagos on 9 February 1956 and attended Anglican Girls Grammar School, Ijebu-Ode for her secondary education.
For her tertiary education, she attended school of Nursing in the University College Hospital Ibadan where she qualified as a registered Nurse and Midwife.
She got an MBA in Financial Management and a Diploma in Law from the Lagos State University Ojo.
Olukemi Nelson Career
In the 1980s, Nelson joined the now defunct National Republican Convention (NRC) during the regime of General Ibrahim Babangida.
She was the senatorial candidate for the Lagos West Senatorial district in 1992 and was defeated at the polls by Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
In 1998, during the regime of General Abacha, she contested for the Ikeja Federal Constituency in the house of assembly.
This time, as a member of UNCP. She won the election but it was truncated by the death of General Abacha.
In 1999, she joined Alliance for Democracy (AD) and from 1999 to 2003, she served as the Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation during the tenure of Bola Ahmed Tinubu and has served as the Women Leader of Lagos State Chapter of The All Progressives Congress (APC) and was later made the South West Women Leader of APC.
She is the only female serving member of the Lagos State Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC).
She is the Executive Director of Operations of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) and previously headed the Ministry of Establishment, Training and Job Creation.
kemi Nelson Cause of Death
Kemi Nelson is a Lagos politician and socialite, who also served as the South-West Zonal Women Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), died on Sunday.
The news of her death was disclosed by the Chief Press Secretary to Lagos State governor, Gboyega Akosile.
Kemi Nelson was a close ally of the APC presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu.
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Kemi Nelson Personal Life
She is married to Adeyemi Nelson, a retired director of the Federal Ministry of Internal Affairs.
They got married in 1987 and have three children. She is known for her low cut hair style and her unique headgear. She died in 2022 following a brief illness.
Kemi Nelson Net Worth
Kemi Nelson is a Lagos politician and socialite. She has an estimated net worth of $500,000.