Hajia Maryam Inna Ciroma (conceived 11 September 1954) was selected Nigerian priest of Women Affairs in July 2005 by President Olusegun Obasanjo. She was supplanted by Saudatu Bungudu when President Umaru Yar’Adua swore in his bureau in July 2007.
Maryam Inna Ciroma
Overseeing Director National Inland Waterways Authority, Lokoja, Nigeria
Government Minister of Women Affairs
July 2005 – May 2007
Gone before by Rita Akpan
Succeeded by Saudatu Bungudu
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Born 11 September 1954 (age 63)
Borno State, Nigeria
1.Maryam Inna Ciroma Foundation
Ciroma was conceived on 11 September 1954 in Borno State. She went to Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, graduating in 1978 with a degree in Political Science, and later got a postgraduate confirmation in Public Administration. She functioned as cadet editorial manager, NTA Kaduna, before joining the government common administration where she worked from 1980 to 1985. She at that point moved toward becoming Chairman/Chief Executive of Intis Investment Company.
She is the spouse of Mallam Adamu Ciroma, a previous Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria and Minister of Finance who was executive of the Obasanjo 2003 re-race battle association.
In 2003 Ciroma made an offer to wind up plainly the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) contender for the Borno South Senatorial District. She was designated Minister of State for Women Affairs in July 2005, supplanting Rita Akpan. She held this position in the significant reshuffle of January 2007. In August 2005 she began an across the country backing voyage through the 36 conditions of the Nigerian Federation on issues identifying with youngster’s rights and victimization ladies. Before the 2007 decisions, she required a level of discretionary positions to be saved for ladies, discrediting the underestimation of ladies in Nigerian legislative issues.
Amid her opportunity in office, the Federal Government endorsed the National Gender Policy in compatibility of sexual orientation correspondence and kids welfare in the country. In January 2007 her service issued “National Guidelines and Standards of Practice for Orphans and Vulnerable Children”. Speaking in May 2007 of the activity design explained in this report, Ciroma said “Without finding a way to address the particular needs of youngsters, there will be zero chance of meeting the Millennium Development Goals”.
In the wake of leaving office, Ciroma wound up plainly National Woman Leader of the PDP. Hajia Maryam Inna Ciroma additionally filled in as Managing Director: National Inland Waterways Authority, Lokoja, Kogi State Nigeria. She pivoted Water Transportation in Nigeria and set out on huge illumination programs about wellbeing on Nigerian Waterways. In December 2014 she was perceived by the ECOWAS Students body West African Students Union Parliament-WASUP with the WASUP Kwame Nkrumah Honor heavyfact.com. The Nigerian Coordinator for WASUP Comr. Daniel Emeka Nwachukwu, portrayed her as “an incredible ladies, pioneer and coach and case of sacrificial administration for the two ladies and youngsters rights, with constructive outcomes on the adolescents” for her commitments to Nation Building.