Abike Dabiri-Erewa Biography: Age, Children, Husband, Net Worth, Contact, History, Party

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Abike Kafayat Oluwatoyin Dabiri-Erewa (born October 10, 1962), renowned as Abike Dabiri-Erewa, is an accomplished Nigerian politician and public servant. She presently serves as the Chairman/CEO of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM).

Her appointment to this significant role transpired in 2018, with subsequent Senate confirmation in 2019, underscoring Abike Dabiri-Erewa‘s remarkable abilities and unwavering commitment to her country.

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Full Name: Abike Kafayat Oluwatoyin Dabiri-Erewa
Stage Name: Dr. Abike Dabiri-Erewa
Born: 10 October 1962 (age 61 years old)
Place of Birth: Jos, Plateau, Nigeria
State Of Origin: Lagos State
Nationality: Nigerian
Education: St. Teresa’s College
Height: 1.59 m
Parents: Alhaji Ashafa Erogbogbo, Alhaja Ashafa Erogbogbo
Siblings: N/A
Spouse: Segun Erewa (m. 2007)
Boyfriend • Partner: N/A
Children: Oladipupo Dabiri
Occupation: Politician • Public Servant
Net Worth: $1 million-$5 million

Early Life & Education

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, a Nigerian national, was born on October 10, 1962, in Jos, Plateau State. She hails from the esteemed Erogbogbo family of Ikorodu in Lagos State. She is a native of Ikorodu, Lagos State, Nigeria.

Abike Dabiri-Erewa commenced her educational journey at Maryland Private School in Maryland, Ikeja, where she completed her primary schooling. She further pursued her studies at St. Teresa’s College in Ibadan for her secondary education. 

Abike Dabiri-Erewa‘s parents are named Alhaji Ashafa Erogbogbo and Alhaja Ashafa Erogbogbo; unfortunately, there is no available information about her siblings at this time.


Abike Dabiri-Erewa kick-started her professional journey at the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) as a journalist, where she diligently served as both an anchor and a reporter for fifteen years.

During this time, she developed a deep passion for addressing poverty and social justice concerns, devoting much of her work to shedding light on the challenges faced by marginalized communities.

After retiring from her position at NTA in 2003, Abike Dabiri-Erewa entered politics and ran for a seat in the House of Representatives. With a significant majority, she emerged as the election’s victor and subsequently served three terms in the House.

Abike Dabiri played a significant role in the House by advocating for the rights of Nigerians residing outside the country. Her efforts resulted in the successful passing of the Nigerian Diaspora Commission Act, which created the NIDCOM to safeguard and advance the concerns of Nigerians in the diaspora.

Abike Dabiri-Erewa was one of the few members of the House who rejected former President Olusegun Obasanjo‘s third term attempt, in addition to being a prominent opponent of corruption and abuse of power.

Abike Dabiri was appointed Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. In 2019, she was appointed Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the NIDCOM. 

Social Media

  • Instagram handle: @abikedabiri
  • Twitter handle: @abikedabiri

Personal Life

Abike Dabiri-Erewa, 61, is a Nigerian politician who previously represented the Ikorodu Constituency in Lagos State in the Nigerian Federal House of Representatives. 

In addition to her political career, Abike Dabiri-Erewa is well-known for her marriage to multinational billionaire Segun Erewa. They have a son named Oladipupo Dabiri as a result of their union. 

In 2017, the wedding ceremony of Ayomide Amosun, the daughter of the former Ogun state governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, and Abike Dabiri-Erewa‘s son, Oladipupo Dabiri, took place in Ogun state.

Net Worth

Abike Dabiri-Erewa is a renowned politician and businesswoman, and her net worth remains undisclosed to the public. 

Nevertheless, considering her lucrative career earnings in politics combined with her various business ventures, it is speculated that Abike Dabiri-Erewa‘s net worth falls within the impressive range of $1 million to $5 million. 

This estimation considers the financial success she has achieved through her diverse professional pursuits and exemplifies the potential magnitude of Abike Dabiri‘s wealth.

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