Betta Edu emerges youngest APC national women leader


Dr Betta Edu from Cross River State has emerged as the youngest female to become the National Women Leader of the All Progressives Congress.

Edu was born on October 27, 1986.

She emerged alongside 76 other national officials at the 2022 national convention of APC.

In the keenly contested election, she scored 2,662 votes to defeat her closest rival, Helen Boco, who polled 117.

Ahead the general election, Dr Edu has the big mandate of leading from the front and rallying women to get more involved in party politics.

Reacting to her victory at the polls, she thanked delegates from all the states, party leaders from Cross River, especially Governor Ben Ayade for the support and confidence in her.

She promised to bring women together and ensure their unity as they trudge on to the next level.

Edu was born on 27 October 1986. She hails from Ibalebo village in Abi local government Area, Cross River State.

Betta completed her secondary education at Federal Government Girls College, Calabar, she is a graduate of medicine and surgery from the University of Calabar.

She is a Harvard certified, Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health, United Kingdom, and untill recently, the Cross River State Commissioner for Health and National Chairman of Nigeria Health Commissioners Forum.

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