ALBAWABA – Sanae Takaichi wants to become Japan’s first prime minister, news that is all over the social media.
🇯🇵A nationalist politician with ambitions to become Japan’s “Iron Lady” has announced her candidacy for prime minister.— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) September 8, 2021
Sanae Takaichi, a deeply conservative former interior minister, vowed to boost Japan’s military capabilities https://t.co/G4WVKbOl0W
She at 60 years-old is already set to contest the leadership race for the ruling Liberal Democratic Party on 29 September.
Who is Sanae Takaichi? She's running to lead Japan's ruling party, said to have Shinzo Abe's support.— Mitsuru Obe (@mit_obe) September 8, 2021
- studied business math at college
- drummer, heavy metal fan, biker
- ex-TV personality, divorcee
- very sharp, strong memory
- security hawkhttps://t.co/ZRd90NGNQ5
Prime Minister Yoshida Suga announced last week he would be stepping down as leaving the Japanese political arena widely open. She has lots of ambition, wants to strengthen Japan's military capabilities and wants to become Tokyo's next "Iron Lady"
Madam Sanae Takaichi next Prime Minister of Japan. https://t.co/q4OjYFXQiF— M 👽⚫Cmdr (@Who_IsM) September 8, 2021
Takaichi is a conservative and held two cabinet portfolios – communications and internal affairs - under Shinzo Abe who lead the party and long-served as Japan’s prime minister.