Getso is from Kano State, North Central Nigeria.
In a formal announcement, Prof. Moghalu said He nominated Getso because He believes the solutions to the challenges faced by Nigeria lie within the youth demographic.
According to Him, “My choice of Umma Getso is a recognition of her talent, leadership ability and a passionate commitment to a better future for the youth of Nigeria. It is also consistent with my strong commitment to women as full partners in nation building. I restate my target of 50 – 50 gender parity in the composition of my cabinet as president of Nigeria in 2019.