Pauline Tallen Biography, Early Life, Age, Family, Education, Career And Net Worth

Pauline Tallen Biography
Pauline Tallen is a politician and the current serving Minister for Women Affairs in the federal republic of Nigerian.
She was appointed Minister on August 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari. Prior to her appointment, she had served as the Minister of State for science and technology to the cabinet of the former president, Olusegun Obasanjo. She was also the first female deputy governor in northern Nigeria.
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Pauline Tallen Profile

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Full names: Pauline Tallen
Date of birth: 8th January 1959
Age: 61 years (2020)
Place of birth: Plateau State, Nigeria
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: University of Jos
Spouse: John Tallen (late)
Children: 5
Occupation: Politician
Net worth:

Pauline Tallen Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family And Education

Pauline Tallen was born on the 8th of January, 1959 in Plateau State, to the family of the Kattiems. After completing her elementary and secondary education, she gained admission to study Sociology at the University of Jos. She graduated in 1982.
She started her political career in 1976 when she started working as the clerical officer at Shendam local government council, then later ministry of local government affairs.

Career and Politics

In 1994, Pauline Tallen was a councillor in Plateau State. This was followed by an appointment as a commissioner in the state by the military government between 1994 and 1999.

In 1999, she got a federal appointment as the Minister of state for science and technology. This was during former President Olusegun Obasanjo's tenure.

In 2007, she became the deputy governor of Plateau State and the first woman to be a deputy governor in northern Nigeria. In 2011, she contested to be governor of Plateau State but lost to  Jonah Jang of the People's Democratic Party (PDP).

Shortly before the 2015 general elections, she dumped the PDP for APC, a move she believed angered some people in her state. After Pres. Buhari won the 2015 elections, she rejected an ambassadorial nomination by President Buhari, citing federal character and zoning in her state as reasons.

In August 2019, she got appointed as the Minister for Women Affairs in the federal republic of Nigerian.

Personal Life

Pauline Tallen was married to John Tallen, a PDP chieftain and the marriage was blessed with 5 children. John Tallen died in 2017.

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