Amina Yahaya Has Become The First Northern Female SUG President In Over 30 Years


August 1, 2016
Just when it looked like July 2016 was going to end on a boring note, Amina Yahaya of Usmanu Danfodiyo University broke a record of over 30 years and became the 2nd woman to ever hold the office of the Student Union Government (SUG) president in a public institution in the Northern region of Nigeria.

Amina, who was the former SUG VP only assumed office after the former president, Faruk Sai’d, was impeached for taking money from the union’s account without approval.

Speaking to the BBC network, she explained how other women refuse to support her despite her achievement.

Meanwhile on Twitter, some haters couldn’t hide their disappointment.

Eh ya! Unfortunately for him, there will be many more female presidents in his lifetime.

All the haters and misogynist can like to take several seats because this woman is here to rule the SUG! Well, done, ‘Slaymina’!

This article was updated at 5pm on August 1, 2016 to include that the record Amina broke only applies to public universities in Norther Nigeria, there have been other female SUG presidents in non-public universities.

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