Verônica Elza de Assunção

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Verônica Elza de Assunção
Official portrait, 2021
24 President of Azania
Assumed office
January 14, 2021
Vice President Michaël Durand
Preceded by Joseph Durham III
Senator from Tigela
In office
January 14, 2015 – January 1, 2021
Serving with Rodrigo Varejão
Preceded by Anita Cabral
Succeeded by TBD
Member of the
Azanian House of Representatives
from Tigela's 2nd district
In office
January 14, 2003 – January 14, 2015
Preceded by Emilio Mascarenhas
Succeeded by Sérgio Corte-Real
Personal details
Verônica Elza Saldanha

(1970-03-06) March 6, 1970 (age 54)
Colônia da Juventude, Tigela, Azania
Political party Republican
Óscar de Assunção (m. 1997)
Children 3
Alma mater Monteiro University (BA)
Religion Catholic
Military service
Allegiance Template:Country data Azania
Branch/service Azanian Marine Corps
Years of service 1991–2002
Rank Major
Commands TBD
Battles/wars War on Terror

Verônica Elza de Assunção (née Saldanha; born March 6, 1970) is an Azanian politician and 24th President of Azania. Having defeated Atasha Mayer in the 2020 Azanian presidential election, she was inaugurated as the 24th president on January 14, 2021. A Republican, she previously served as the junior senator for Tigela from 2015 until 2021. Prior to her political career, de Assunção served in the Azanian Marine Corps officer before running for and being elected to serve as the representative for Tigela's 2nd congressional district from 2003 to 2015.

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