A former Special Adviser on Women Affairs to former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Titi Ajanaku is dead.
Ajanaku, a founding member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), died in the early hours of Thursday at the age of 73.
She was said to have been battling with cancer before her health failed her.
A trained nurse, administrator and women leader, Ajanaku was the first woman to be elected as a local government chairman in Nigeria. She defeated about 10 men lined up as candidates in that election.
Ajanaku was also one of the top politicians arrested and arraigned in 1995 over phantom coup before the Patrick Aziza-led military panel.
A trained nurse, administrator and women leader, Ajanaku was born on January 25, 1946 at Ago-Odo Quarters in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
She attended Nawair-Ud-Deen Secondary School, Abeokuta and trained in Nursing at Stobhill General Hospital, Nether-Edge City General Hospital, Sheffield, United Kingdom between 1964 and 1965.
Ajanaku was member of the National Association of Nurses and Midwives of Nigeria