Fatima Jabbe-Bio Is The New First Lady Of Sierra Leone

Meet  Fatima Jabbe-Bio, New First lady of Sierra Leone.

Fatima Jabbe-Bio was born to a Sierra Leonean mother, Tidankay Jabbie who hails from Kono District and a Gambian father, Umar Jabbe, who lived in Kono for many years as a businessman and in those days owned properties in Kono.

Fatima Jabbe-Bio

Fatima Jabbe-Bio

Fatima Jabbe-Bio grew up in Kono where she attended the Ansarul Islamic School and later attended the St Joseph Convent Secondary School in Freetown.

As a matter of fact, through her maternal lineage, her late grandfather Alhaji Marabou Jabbie hailed from Kono.   Her late grandmother, Isata Nabay is from Segbwema.

But it is not all about her deep-rooted connection in Sierra Leone:  born to a Sierra Leonean mother and a Gambian father who both lived as an admirable family in Kono or, as a little girl growing up in Kono.

It is as much about revealing Fatima’s academic and professional career life.

As a very promising and determined young woman, Fatima Jabbe-Bio holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree in Performing Art from the Roehampton Institute in London.

This BA (Hons) degree in Performing Art prepared her to start a very successful career in the African Film Industry in London which has made her not only one of the most elegant Nollywood Actresses but also a talented scriptwriter and executive producer.

Fatima Jabbe-Bio has starred in many Nollywood movies such as “BATTERED”, “Shameful Deceit”, “Expedition Africa”, “My Soul” to name but a few.

Over the years, she has been a cast with famous Nollywood actresses, including Genevieve Nnaji and Osita Iheme (Pawpaw) in one of the most award-winning movies “Mirror Boy.”

Young Fatima Jabbe At Ansarul Islamic School

Young Fatima Jabbe At Ansarul Islamic School

Fatima Jabbe-Bio wrote and produced a movie, “Battered.” She has received several awards in the film and fashion industries.

Amongst her many awards are:

“Best Supporting Actress,” for the for “Miss Africa 2000.” 

ZAFAA Awards 2011 for the movie “Mirror Boy.” 

2011 “Best Actress Award” from the Black Ethnics, Fashions and Film Industry in the UK.

Pan-African “Woman of the Year Award” was given to her by ‘All African Media’ based in Ghana.

September 2013, Fatima Jabbe-Bio was voted the best female actress at the African Oscars in Washington DC, from a list of 32 nominees in Africa People’s Choice Best Actress category.

She won the award ahead of other Nollywood superstars including the likes of Omotola Jalade, Monalisa Chinda, Queen Amina and Ify Hollywood.

But that is not all, very recently, on 27 October 2013, she won the Gathering of African Best (GAB) Awards for her exceptional contribution for promoting a positive image of Africans around the world.  The event reveals the accomplishments of award-winning Africans.

2 Comments on "Fatima Jabbe-Bio Is The New First Lady Of Sierra Leone"

  1. FATMATA MANSARAY | May 23, 2018 at 2:03 PM |

    Good job Our First Lady, having great talks with the women of substance in Sierra Leone, as you put it right, not small business women is very motivating, because these women play great roles in the lives of their families and society in general and they most be recognized and appreciated for job well done. So my dear First Lady getting the First Lady and Women of Sierra Leone Office to be able to addressed the problem of Sierra Leone women is the greatest thing in the lives of our broken home families in Sierra Leone, it gives them sense of belonging, which is very encouraging for the development of wowmen in our community and nation. Thanks for that brilliant thought, we love Sister.

  2. FATMATA MANSARAY | May 16, 2018 at 10:01 AM |

    Congratulation Mrs.Fatima Bio, I love your styles, concerns, involvements and love for your people in Sierra Leone. Actually, I believe age and generation count’s alot in completing your journey as a First Lady of Sierra Leone. With your age and nature, more can be done, which I strongly believe. As we all know, our First Ladies in the past were much older than present First Lady, Mrs. Bio, which is a blessing in its self and I know Our First Lady will take advantage of it, with the direction and blessing of God, she will succeed together with her lovely husband in making Sierra Leone a better place for Sierra Leoneans. Younger means more can be done in all aspect of life. So Mrs. Bio the ball is in your court and I know you will play the game well, congratulation again and good luck, we love you sister.

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