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Meet Janeth Magufuli, the woman who captured President John Magufuli’s heart.

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Meet Janeth Magufuli, the woman who captured President John Magufuli’s heart. 46

 

 

John Pombe Magufuli was arguably Tanzania’s most popular president in recent times. The reason is his take no prisoners approach to dealing with issues in his country. It was his way or the highway.

The president was blessed with a beautiful wife called Janeth Magufuli with whom they have three kids.

Janeth Magufuli
Janeth Magufuli on the right

Very little is known about Magufuli’s marriage life although it was clear that his wife, Janeth was a teacher at Mbuyuni Primary School located in Dar es Salaam. Former First Lady Salma Kikwete also used to teach at the same Primary school.

Janeth Magufuli behind her husband in church
Janeth Magufuli standing behind her husband in church

She served as the country’s First Lady since November 2015. Most of the information known about Janeth is based on her extensive teaching career.

Some of those facts are below;

-Janeth was a Standard Five teacher. She teaches Geography, History and ICT.

Janeth Magufuli
Janeth addressing a crowd

-She is a hard-working woman and was a very good teacher. Above all, she is a very lovely and humble woman.

-She is a woman with a good heart. She once took the initiative to donate a wheelchair to a disabled pupil at the school.

Janeth Magufuli behind her husband in church in Rwanda
Janeth with her husband

-She is down to earth woman. The Magufuli children went to Mbuyuni Primary School.

-She never used to miss her classes and, if she had an emergency, she always swapped with another teacher.

Janeth speaking to a crowd
Janeth speaking to a crowd

-Even when she was a minister’s wife one couldn’t notice that she was a minister’s wife.

-Mrs Magufuli is also a peacemaker. If there was a misunderstanding, she would step in to make peace.