Patience Aghafekokhian Etudo attended Our Lady of Lourdes Girls Secondary school Uromi Edo State, Auchi Polytechnic Auchi, Edo State and Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas, United States of America.
She performed the Mandatory National Service from August 1980 to August 1981 in Akure Ondo State, Nigeria. On completing the National Service, she worked with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation from 1981 to 1983. She left the Corporation for further studies in the United States of America. On her return from the United States, she worked for the Nigerian Telecommunications Limited for a brief period.
She resigned from her job at Nigerian Telecommunications Limited to take care of her young family after becoming a mother for the first time.
She is married with three children and lives in Lagos State, Nigeria.