Meet the Five Sisters from Kogi who are all medical doctors – The Alius
Have you meet the Alius? They are a family of 5 sisters from Kogi State who are all certified medical doctors…. They are a beckon of hope to women and a reference point for the importance of the girl-child education in Nigeria in particular are Africa in general.
While celebrating healthworkers fighting coronavirus in the front lines, social media influencer @ovieali shared the pictures of these wonderful ladies saying it was his own way of saying thank you to all helathworkers for their spirited fight against COVID-19.
Since we are honouring medical practitioners in their fights against COVID-19. Remember the five sisters from same parents who are Neurosurgeon ( Salamah), Obstetrician & Gynecologist (Raliah), Family Physician ( Khadijah), Public Health ( Medinah) and Plastic Surgeon (Halimah). pic.twitter.com/UNKol4Gfiv
— ᴏᴍᴀsᴏʀᴏ ᴀʟɪ ᴏᴠɪᴇ™☤ (@OvieAli) May 1, 2020
The five sisters are all doctors with different specialties ranging from a neurosurgeon, an obstetrician, a plastic surgeon, a family physician, and a community health physician.
The sisters who are said to be from Okene in Kogi State are known as Salamat Aliu (the first female neurosurgeon in West Africa), Halima Aliu (plastic surgeon), Raliat Aliu (an obstetrician and gynecologist), Khadijah Aliu (a family physician), and Medinah Aliu (public health physician).
A medical doctor @otiteakpovona who has worked with some of the sisters before also in February 2020, shared their pictures on Twitter. He said they are wonderful doctors and able colleagues to work with…..
Hello everyone, I want to introduce you to the amazing Aliu family. The pic below shows 5 beautiful sisters who all happen to be doctors. The eldest a neurosurgeon, then an obstetrician, a plastic surgeon, a family physician, a community health physician… #GirlPower #inspiring pic.twitter.com/bJzvIk0Xty
— 📖📖📖 (@Otiteakpovona) February 9, 2020
This is a big plus for the girl-child education. Kudos to “The Aliu Sisters”.