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Meet The Wife Of Late Ojukwu Who Is A Nigerian Politician, Lawyer And Businesswoman (Photos)

Bianca Ojukwu is the wife of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu and the daughter of the former Anambra State governor, Christian Onoh. Her union with Ojukwu was fruitful as the marriage was blessed with three children.


 

 

Many people admire her political acumen, and she is a key patron of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), a political party founded by her late husband, Odumegwu Ojukwu. She is a member of the Board of Trustees of the party.

Born on 5 August 1968. The 52-year-old politician, activist, and humanitarian attended Ashworth School in Pontefract and St Andrews College, Cambridge in Cambridge for her secondary education. She furthered her education as she went ahead to study a combined course which comprises Politics, Economics and Law at the University of Buckingham. 

Fortunately for the then young lady, she was transferred to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, where she finally graduated after her father persuaded her to come home, so she could be of help to the family business in Nigeria. Due to her passion to study Law in-depth, she enrolled in the Nigerian Law School, after which she was called to the bar.

 


 In 1988, due to her brilliance, beauty and intelligence, she was named the most beautiful girl in Nigeria. In 1989, she won the Miss Africa Pageant. Also, in 1989, she won Miss Intercontinental, making her the first African to have achieved such a feat. She once represented Nigeria at Miss World in Hong Kong and Miss Universe in Mexico. She is one of the female Nigerians with numerous awards.

 

Former President Good luck Ebele Jonathan appointed her as Senior Special Adviser on Diaspora Affairs in 2011. She was made Nigeria's Ambassador to Ghana in 2012 and later the ambassador to Spain.

Currently, Bianca Ojukwu is Nigeria's Permanent Representative to the United Nations World Tourism Organisation.

 


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