Abike Dabiri-Erewa Biography, Age, Early Life, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Abike Dabiri-Erewa Biography
Abike Dabiri is a Nigerian journalist, politician and former member of the Nigeria Federal House of Representatives representing Ikorodu Constituency in Lagos State.
While still serving in the House of Reps, she was the Chairman of the House Committee on Media & Publicity. In November 2018, she was appointed Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission.
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Abike Dabiri-Erewa Profile

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Full name: Abike Kafayat Oluwatoyin Dabiri-Erewa
Date of birth: 10th October 1962
Age: 57 years old
Place of birth: Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria
Father: Alhaji and Alhaja Ashafa Erogbogbo
Nationality: Nigeria
Education: Obafemi Awolowo University, Harvard Kennedy School 
Spouse(s): Segun Erewa
Children: Oladipupo Dabiri
Occupation: Politician, journalist
Net worth: Above $600,000

Abike Dabiri Biography, Date Of Birth, Age, Early Life, Family And Education

Abike Dabiri-Erewa as born on the 10th of October, 1962 into the family of Alhaji and Alhaja Ashafa Erogbogbo of Ikorodu. Alhaji Ashafa Erogbogbo (her father) is one of the children of late Alh. Sule Erogbogbo of Adegorunsen Compound, Ajina square, Ita – Agbodo, Ikorodu. Her paternal grandmother, Alhaja Alimotu Erobogbo is from Bello Solebo family of Ita – Elewa Square, Ikorodu. She is married to Segun Erewa.
Dabiri-Erewa had her early nursery and primary education at Maryland Private School, Maryland, Ikeja. After obtaining her First School Leaving Certificate, she enrolled at St. Teresa’s College, Ibadan for her secondary education.
She further got admission to study English Language at the University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University, OAU) Ile – Ife. She obtained a post-graduate diploma (PGD) in mass communication and also a master's degree in mass communication from the University of Lagos, Akoka
Dabiri-Erewa also has a certificate from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, United States.


Before venturing into politics, Abike Dabiri-Erewa worked as a journalist with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) for fifteen years. During the period she worked at NTA, Dabiri-Erewa anchored the weekly NTA Newsline programme and taking a particular interest in poverty and social justice issues.
In 2003, she retired from her position at NTA to contest stand for election in the House of Representatives, winning with a substantial majority. While in the seat, she actively stood against former President Olusegun Obasanjo's third term bid.
From 2003 to 2007, Dabiri was Chairman, House Committee on Media in Federal House of Representative.
In 2015, she was appointed as the Senior Special Assistant of President Muhammadu Buhari where she served on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora based projects.

Personal Life

Abike Dabiri is married to Segun Erewa. They got married in 2007, two years after meeting in South Africa. The marriage is blessed with a child, Oladipupo Dabiri.
In 2017, Oladipupo Dabiri got married to Ayomide Amosun, the daughter of Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun. The wedding which took place in Ogun State was graced by many dignitaries including Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode (Lagos), Gov. Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo), Gov. Kashim Shettima (Borno), Abdulaziz Yari (Zamfara), Alhaji Badaru Abubakar (Jigawa) amongst many others.

Awards and Recognitions

Abike Dabiri-Erewa has received several awards and recognitions from different organizations:
• Top 250 most influential women in the world by Richtopia.com.
• Nigerian In Diaspora Organization Globe Awards F.R.N People’s Choice Awards.
• OAU @ 50 Ife; Merit Award for Excellence in recognition of her Immense Contribution to Political & Economic Development of the Nation.
• This Day 50 Women At 50 Achievers Award.
• Award of Excellence in the Pursuit of Social Justice for all.
• Congressman Donald M. Payne (US House of Reps) Award and Certificate of special congressional recognition for her unwavering commitment to humanity and serving as Chairwoman for Nigeria House Representatives Committee on Diaspora Affairs.

Abike Dabiri-Erewa Net Worth

Abike Dabiri-Erewa has handled several positions, from working at the National Television Authority (NAT) to contesting/winning the House of Representatives, as the member representing Ikorodu Constituency in Lagos State.
She is also the Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM). Abike Dabiri-Erewa is estimated to be worth above $600,000.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Abike Dabiri-Erewa on:
Twitter @AbikeDabiri
Instagram @AbikeDabiri

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