Southern Kaduna District Senator Nenadi Esther Usman is an eloquent and astute leader who has proven that placing women in national leadership positions is smart because it can bring great benefits to the country of Nigeria. Here time spent representing her constituents and in various other national political roles sets a great example of what women can do when they are given an opportunity to lead. In examining her career, one can find many exemplary qualities she has exhibited that have led to her continued success. Here are some of those qualities.
Nenadi Usman has a proven track record of successful leadership. From her time in politics, she has swiftly moved up the ladder and assumed roles that required strong leaders. Every time she was called upon she promptly and decisively took charge and led her teams to victory. A few of her most prominent roles within the government include:
Minister of Finance
Member of the Presidential Transition Committee
Member of the PDP State Caucus
Senator of the Federal Republic
Director of Finance Goodluck/Sambo Campaign Organization
She was appointed to each of these positions because they required specialized skills and those who made the selection knew she had the special skills to tackle the job. Her success in each of these positions proves that their trust in her abilities was accurately placed.
Anyone who understands the complexity and uncertainty of politics knows that in order for anyone in that field to be successful, that person must be driven and determined. Nenadi Usman has always been prepared to fight for whatever position she and her party assumed period throughout the times when it seemed as if a victory was not available, Ms. Usman continue to lead the charge and keep everyone focused on a victory. This was the case with both local goals and national elections. And this determination did not end with her. She has been able to make everyone around her more determined and effective leading to her party winning national election campaigns. These successes can count her determination is one of the core reasons why they occurred.
Throughout her career she has espoused a love for Nigeria and a belief that the best days for the country are ahead. She puts this belief to work in every conversation she has and every initiative she undertakes for the country. This optimism drives her to continue to fight through any opposition or disappointments. She believes that provision of Nigeria which is proud, stable and economically prosperous is one that can be detained. All of her efforts of focusing on the cheating this vision for the people of Nigeria.
Many politicians offer a bright vision for the future then once they come into office they abandon it for politics as usual. There are very few like Nenadi Usman who take their bright vision and immediately begin implementing it. She proves that women can lead, and in fact are often the best leaders.