She is the beautiful First Lady of one of the most vibrant oil-rich states in the country. Wife of the Governor of Delta State, Mrs. Roli Sheila Uduaghan is a sure delight to be with. This intelligent lady exhibits a down-to-earth rationale, which she combines with her spiritual convictions and activities, to hold her household firmly in place, as she attends to her duty as the Founder of MASTER KEY FOUNDATION, one she birthed even before she came into prominence, six years ago.A woman who has been able to use her inner strength for the growth of her marriage; and has positively influenced the lives of many women and children in Delta State.
She was born 49years ago to the family of a Brigadier General. She spent her early years in Sapele. She attended Lady Preparatory School in Sapele after which she proceeded to college in Warri. From there on she did NCE at the College of Education, Warri and obtained a degree at the University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN). She later came back to Delta state for her Masters and presently she has just concluded her PHD.Although operating as a full time house wife, her effort in supporting the objectives and dreams of her husband and family in general cannot be overlooked.
She got married to Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan 25 years ago,precisely on the 5th of April, 1985 and that meeting point triggered a life long relationship.She is known to submit willingly without any push and without any pressure from her husband ever since she married him. God has blessed her with an understanding and uncompromising husband whose firmness in life gave her the calmness she's been seeking for years before her encounter with Dr. Uduaghan.
She's a devoted and loving mother who values the principles the bible teachings and tries in her best effort through the grace of God to apply these principles in all her dealings even within her marital life.She is the proud founder of an NGO (Master Key Foundation)an idea inspired by a burden laid in her heart for about six (6) years. Her target and strength were drawn from “Widows”, various stories about widows, what women go through when their husbands are called to glory, what families do to them etcetera and that was her primary concern.
As wife of the governor, she has really thrown in a lot of achievements over the period which includes:
- Free Eye Care Treatment for women all over the state.
- Provision of tricycles with the pick-up back to cooperatives and even rice mill due to size of the equipment.
- Free sponsorship to children with hole in their heart for operation in India.
- Provision of fertilizers, maize seedlings and others for season planting yearly at Christmas period, widows are provided with food stuffs to assist them.
- Scholarship fees been paid for, like the King's Kids Compassionate Home
- Repairs of toilets and bore holes in primary schools across the state