Aïchatou Boulama Kané is the Minister of Planning for Niger, a position she held since 2016. Prior to assuming the current position, she was Minister of Foreign Affairs between 2015 and 2016, and has held several leadership positions within the Nigerien government including chief of staff to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Her march to protest the low number of women in the National Conference led to inception of the National Day of the Nigerien Women, an annual public holiday.
Aïchatou Boulama Kané
Minister of Planning, Niger