Following the swearing in of Charles Soludo as the new governor of Anambra, Nonye Soludo, his wife, is now the First Lady of the southeast state.
Here are some important facts to know about the wife of the APGA candidate and governor-elect, according to BBC Pidgin.
1. Nonye Soludo is from lsuofia, Aguata LGA of Anambra state, same with her husband.
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2. Mrs Soludo had her Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Science at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka between 1991 to 1995
3. She later proceeded to do her Master of Science in Accounting and Finance at the University of Westminster, UK in 2006
4. Mrs Soludo, 51, is a computer scientist and accountant
5. She is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the food company, Healthy Living Foods Ltd, based in the UK
6. She is also the managing director of a real estate company, Charles Frances Properties in London
7. Mrs Soludo and Professor Charles Soludo have 6 children. One of them is a musician.
8. She is passionate about exercise and cooking is her hobby.
Anambra decides: US government reacts as Soludo wins, speaks on 2023 election
Meanwhile, the United States government has reacted to the victory of Professor Soludo in the just concluded Anambra governorship election.
In a statement released on Wednesday, November 10, the US government said the outcome of the November 6 poll reflects the will of the people and congratulated the citizens of Anambra state.
Soludo who won in 19 of the 21 LGAs in the state was declared winner of the election on Wednesday morning, November 10.
Soludo becomes 6th Nigerian governor with a Ph.D.
In a related report, the Anambra governor-elect, Soludo, has written his name in gold in the history books of Nigeria as he joins a list of governors in the current political dispensation with a Ph.D.
The other governors with a Ph.D. are Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, and Professor Benedict Ayade of Cross River state.
Others are Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia state and his Borno state counterpart, Professor Babagana Zulum.