By Euro Weekly News Media • 05 May 2015 • 13:18
THE Nigerian ambassador to Spain was treated to the spectacular sights, sounds, and smells of the world combined at the ‘Feria de los Pueblos,’ Fuengirola’s international people’s fair.Her Excellency Bianca Odumegwu-Ojukwu arrived on Saturday from Madrid with her entourage to take in the atmosphere of the Costa del Sol, and spent the day walking around the attractions and talking to the people.A huge smile beamed across her face as she watched a small girl twirling in a traditional Spanish flamenco dress. “I love Spain,” she told the Euro Weekly News, “I like it very much, it is a wonderful place.”The ex-beauty queen, and widow of the former Biafran president Chukwuemeka Ojukwu, was educated in the UK, where she gained her A-Levels and a combined honours degree in Politics, Economics and Law, at the University of Buckingham.After being crowned the most beautiful woman in Nigeria, she represented her country in Miss World and Miss Universe contests of the late 1980s. She then returned to her family legal business that eventually saw her called to the bar.Her life in politics began after her marriage to the former president of Biafra in 1994, and her appointment in 2011 by the Nigerian President as Senior Special Assistant on Diaspora, until in 2012 she was named Nigeria’s ambassador to Spain.Her Excellency will be spending some time visiting towns on the Costa del Sol before returning to the embassy in Madrid. She said that the next stop on her tour would be Seville, where she hopes to soak up some of the historical flavours of Spain.
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