11 Sep '17, 6pm

Singapore Set to Have First Female President In Its History

Singapore Set to Have First Female President In Its History

Halimah Yacob, Singapore. (Reuters/Photo) September 11, 2017 OAN Newsroom Singapore is only days away from electing it’s first female president. Former Speaker of the Parliament Halimah Yacob is set to become the nation’s next president after she was the only candidate issued a certificate of eligibility by the Presidential Elections Committee. Yacob will be officially declared the country’s eighth president on on Wednesday’s nomination day. In addition to soon becoming the nations first female president, she is also a member of the Malay community, which is an ethnic minority in Singapore. The Elections Committee announced her eligibility early Monday.

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