Hon Betty Appiafi PDP elected first female senator in Rivers State
INEC has declared 57-year-old Hon Betty Appiafi of the PDP as winner in the recently held Rivers State senatorial election.
She is the first female senator Rivers State has produced since the creation of the State in 1967.
Jocelyne Betty Okagua Apiafi is a Nigerian economist, retired banker, school teacher and politician.
In the 2007 general elections, she was elected to the Nigerian House of Representatives as a candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in the federal constituency of Abua—Odual—Ahoada. East.