Prof. Olufunmilayo Adesanya-Davies (Nigeria)
A professor of Language and Communication Arts at the Rivers State University of Education, Prof. Olufumilayo Adesanya-Davies is ready to contest the presidential election in Nigeria in 2019. Adesanya-Davies believes that the solution to the current challenges in the country is in the hands of women. The politician, who got the desire to contest since 2015 has said that she is out to “put laughter of joy in the mouth of all.”
Professor Adesanya-Davies is also an author, linguist and Bishop of Agape Bible Church, Rivers State, Nigeria. She was born in October 1962 and is a native of Ira Town, Kwara State. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Linguistics and Communication Studies and a recipient of the UN -POLAC World Peace Ambassadorial Award. Prof Adesanya-Davies officially joined politics as a member of the ACCORD Party in Kwara State. She was a member for years until she joined PDP.