Meet a 28 year old Aminata Namasia, the Deputy Minister of Primary, Secondary and Technical Education in the DRC.
Aminata Namasia is the youngest minister in Sama Lukonde’s government team.
Elected from Bambesa, she is now the Deputy Minister of Primary, Secondary and Technical Education (EPST).
Aminata Namasia was elected national deputy in the legislative elections of 2018 in the constituency of Bambesa in the province of Haut-Uelé.Born on March 10, 1993 in Dingila, she did her primary studies at the Golpas School Complex. She holds a degree in Economics, Option Monetary Economy from the Protestant University in Congo (UPC).
It all started at the age of 25, when she was elected as national deputy in the 2018 legislative elections.
She managed to win the only seat in the electoral district of Bambesa, in Haut-Uélé province, against 16 male candidates and four female competitors.
The youngest of all the elected representatives of the country, she had the privilege of sitting alone in the provisional office of the National Assembly at the beginning of the magistracy as quaestor.
The 28 year old Aminata also sat at the committee of the same Chamber at the end of 2020 after the forfeiture of Jeannine Mabunda at the perch. This time at the Age Bureau headed by Mboso Kodia.
Note also that since 2016, Aminata Namasia has been at the head of a Foundation.
She is also an ambassador with the WFP, for the School Canteen project in Rutshuru.
Her dedication to the education sector will no doubt have prompted the Prime Minister to place her alongside Tony Kazadi Mwaba to jointly lead the ministry of EPST.
In a tweet, the elected Bambesa did not fail to thank the Congolese Head of State for the choice made on this modest person.
“ My sincere thanks to the Head of State and Guarantor of the proper functioning of the institutions as well as to the Prime Minister for their confidence. Far from being a privilege, it is a responsibility and a huge challenge. The youth have won again , ”
she posted on her tweeter account.