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Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by lalasticlala(m): 9:14am On Feb 19
Birthday: Florence Ita Giwa Turns 75 Today

Florence Ita Giwa (born 19 February 1946) is a Nigerian politician, who was the Senator for the Cross River South Senatorial District of Cross River State.

She attended the Kilburn Polytechnic in London, United Kingdom. She became a nurse, then a representative for the Beecham pharmaceutical company, and then moved to Standall Pharmaceutical where she represented Lagos State. She married Dele Giwa, the founding editor of Newswatch magazine. They were married for only ten months, after which Dele Giwa married Olufunmi Olaniyan, who was married to him until his death in 1986.

Ita-Giwa joined politics and emerged as NRC chairman for Delta State. Thereafter, she was elected a member of the federal House of Representatives (1992–93), and was a member of the committee on devolution of power constituent assembly 1994–95. She became involved in Bakassi affairs, and earned the nickname "Mama Bakassi". Ita-Giwa was elected Senator for the Cross River South constituency in April 1999 and was appointed to committees on Rules and Procedures, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Women, Niger Delta and Drug & Narcotics.

After leaving the senate in 2003, she joined the People's Democratic Party PDP, and became President Olusegun Obasanjo's Special Adviser on National Assembly Matters. In May 2010, there were rumors that funds were missing from the account of the Bakassi Resettlement Committee, chaired by Ita-Giwa, who asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to investigate the matter.

Ita Giwa has worked against human trafficking and sex slavery.

She has received the OON (Officer of the Order of the Niger) and The Sun Lifetime Achievement Award.

Despite her advance in age, Florence Ita Giwa still has great love for fashion. Her love for expensive jewelries as well as tastefully designed headwears can not be overly emphasized.

Children: 1 (Daughter, Koko)

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Ita_Giwa

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by iceking4(m): 9:28am On Feb 19
nice
God bless her new age
FTC first time

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by Draslo(m): 9:29am On Feb 19
Nigeria's #1 super sugarmummy.

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by RlCHSATAN: 9:29am On Feb 19
dont die because of pussy. cos if you do another guy will shine the congo

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by DenreleDave(m): 9:29am On Feb 19
grin grin grin
Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by snoopz: 9:29am On Feb 19
Hbd to her
Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by PureMe01: 9:29am On Feb 19
Nawa o...she looks early 60s.
Money is the root of all evil,I love the whole tree,not just the root grin grin

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by holuwajobar(m): 9:29am On Feb 19
Till today, no justice for Dele Giwa death

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by ct2: 9:29am On Feb 19
Hmmmmmmmmmm
Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by Zukkybrown(f): 9:29am On Feb 19
Happy birthday Ma,

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by maxiuc(m): 9:30am On Feb 19
Chidi mokeme Kitty cat that year sha

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by Encitee3991(m): 9:30am On Feb 19
What can I say

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by supereagle(m): 9:30am On Feb 19
She don old like this and still looking charming.

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by Samdo4life(m): 9:30am On Feb 19
Happy birthday ma
Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by meobizy(f): 9:30am On Feb 19
In a country where living to 50 is a combination of luck plus effort, I commend her on seeing proper old age.

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by RenerdsMedia: 9:30am On Feb 19
Hbd
Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by Safettyfess(f): 9:30am On Feb 19
Congrats
Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by dapsoneh: 9:30am On Feb 19
So she is the wife of Dele Giwa

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by Doncyn(f): 9:31am On Feb 19
Looks young at her age

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by bayadebayo: 9:31am On Feb 19
more fruitful years ahead mummy...HBD
Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by superior1: 9:31am On Feb 19
Mama use her bottom power in her hay days

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by jrupa(m): 9:31am On Feb 19
Packaging can make the old look young. Congrats to her
Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by KarlWhyte(m): 9:33am On Feb 19
Long life n prosperity
Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by Jh0wsef(m): 9:33am On Feb 19
dapsoneh:
So she is the wife of Dele Giwa

No. Fela Kuti

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by irichy100(m): 9:33am On Feb 19
Why still holding on to the name....

Happy birthday ma!

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by Rexnegro(m): 9:33am On Feb 19
happy birthday to you ma'am
Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by OfficialGaGa(m): 9:33am On Feb 19
HBD MA....
And till today people wen kill her husband still dey alive .. the main conspirators...

No justice for this country oh....
Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by BruncleZuma: 9:34am On Feb 19
grin grin grin grin
Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by Viknat(m): 9:34am On Feb 19
dapsoneh:
So she is the wife of Dele Giwa
yeah , marriage lasted a yr, but dele later married a Yoruba woman by name fumi, dele was bombed about two years into marriage. it shall not be well with bebengida

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by Macphenson: 9:34am On Feb 19
Where's Chidi Mokeme?

Just asking innocently for a friend.

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Re: Florence Ita Giwa Celebrates Her 75th Birthday Today by dapsoneh: 9:34am On Feb 19
Jh0wsef:



No. Fela Kuti
okay, I guess as much.. Is she the second or 3re wife of Fela Kuti?

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