Nela, the second daughter of the First Democratic Governor Of Cross River State, Donald Duke and her husband, Cross River State Commissioner of Finance, Asuquo Ekpenyong, welcomes their first child, a girl.
The couple who had their traditional and white weddings in May and August 2018 respectively has since been named Alexandra.
The proud and happy mum took to her Instagram page to announce the birth of her daughter which she named Muri and she wrote: “Happy International Women’s day! I’m dedicating this post to my daughter, Alexandra. May you grow in love burn with passion and thrive in knowledge and strength. Through the ebbs and flows, i will always be by your side. To your Grandmothers Aunt and Godmothers, I thank you for the integral role you will play in her life.”
“To the women who have gathered around us, thank you for letting me draw strength from you. Nothing has made me so proud. I thank God for choosing me to be your mum. I love you Muri #internationalwomensday.”