Cross River State Commissioner for Health, Dr Betta Edu has emerged as the youngest female to become the National Women Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC.
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.