Revealed ! How Kemi Nelson Battled Cervical Cancer For 2Years Before Death

To many who knew her a lively being, it came as a rude shock when the sudden death of ace Lagos based politician and APC women leader, was announced. This is because to them, she did not in any way show sign of someone who is ready to exit this world, not to talk of exiting at her prime.

But, unknown to many, Yeye Sewa as she was loved to be addressed has been battling a terminal illness which was only known to family members alone.

It was gathered that Kemi Nelson who was a former commission in Lagos battled Cervical Cancer for two years before death came calling.

According to inside source, the late discovery of the killer disease was responsible for her short stay on earth. Coupled with was the wrong diagnosis she got in Nigeria hindered early treatment. It was not until she got to the US that it was revealed that the killer cells are multiplying rapidly and there was little or nothing she could do to avert the impending danger .

She was a Nigerian politician and socialite and the Executive Director of the Nigerian Insurance Social Trust Fund.

Nelson attended the Lagos State University, Ojo.

Political career

In the 1980s, Nelson joined the now defunct National Republican Convention (NRC) during the regime of General Ibrahim Babangida.

She was the senatorial candidate for the Lagos West Senatorial district in 1992 and was defeated at the polls by Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

In 1998, during the regime of General Abacha, she contested for the Ikeja Federal Constituency in the house of assembly. This time, as a member of UNCP. She won the election but it was truncated by the death of General Abacha.

In 1999, she joined Alliance for Democracy (AD) and from 1999 to 2003, she served as the Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation during the tenure of Bola Ahmed Tinubu and

as the Women Leader of Lagos State Chapter of APC and was later made the South West Women Leader of APC.

She was the only female serving member of the Lagos State Governor’s Advisory Council (GAC).



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