Meet brand new Kogi Central Senator (Barr) Natasha Hadiza Akpoti Uduaghan
Natasha Hadiza Akpoti Uduaghan was born on the 9th December, 1979.
She is the second of four children and the only daughter of a Nigerian father and a Ukrainian mother. Her mother, Ludmila Kravchenk, is a Ukrainian from Rakitna in the region of chernivtsi.
Her father Dr. Jimoh Abdul Akpoti, is from Obeiba-ihima, Kogi state.
She spent her early years in ihima, Okene kogi state.
She lost her father in 1998 and the family had to relocate.
She studied at the University of Abuja from 2000 to 2004 and graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree.
She was called to the Nigeria bar in 2005 upon graduation from the Nigeria Law school in Abuja.
In 2011, she proceeded to the University of Dundee and graduated with a Masters of Business Administration in oil and gas management from the University of Dundee.
She is a mother of three lovely children.
On the 5th March, 2022, she married the Alema of warri, Chief Emmanuel Uduaghan, in a ceremony at her native home, Ihima.