Samia Suluhu Hassan is the first ever female Vice President and President of Tanzania. Suluhu Hassan is a Tanzanian politician and 6th President of Tanzania.
She has been in office as President since 2021. She belongs to the Social democrat, Chama Cha Mapinduzi political party.
Suluhu is the third female head of Government in an East African country and the first ever female President of Tanzania.
Samia Suluhu Hassan has risen through the various ranks of politics in Tanzania and that has given her the experience she garnered to win the elections and become President of the country.
Prior to her election as President, she had served two times as a Vice President of the country under President Magafuli.
Samia Suluhu Hassan from 2010-2015 was the Member of Parliament for the Makunduchi constituency.
She became the minister of state in the Vice President’s office from 2015.
After the 2015 general elections, she was elected as and became the first female Vice President of Tanzania.