I know many will disagree but there is a solid argument that can be made for the claim.
Funmilayo Ransome Kuti- First woman to drive in Nigeria
Ran the Alake out of town, challenged colonial authorities, died a martyr.
Beko Ransome kuti
Right in the midst of the anti Abacha movements. Generally an accomplished human rights activist
Accomplished Health minister. Introduced primary health care reforms
I won't even bother