In a special conference to celebrate 100 years of Nigerian women, First lady Dame Patience Jonathan hosted dignitaries at the Convention Center, Eko hotel & Suites in Lagos.
First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan Goodluck
The conference which held on Thursday, 18th of April 2013 at Eko Hotel and Suite, Lagos, was used to celebrate the milestones and achievements of Nigerian women. It also served as the avenue to produce the framework of the Nigerian Country Report on Women.
One of the highlights of the event is the first lady’s remark stating that the National Assembly should pass into law legislations on affirmative action to empower the Nigerian woman with 30 per cent political participation in the leadership of the country.
|Chief Mrs Toyin Olakunrin||Mrs Bola Shagaya|
|Hajiya Safiya Gumel & Hajiya Rabi Tedman Uman||Hajiya Rabi Tedman Uman, Chief Mrs Kema Chikwe, Prof. Joy Ogwu & Chief Mrs Betty Ubeku|
|Mrs Linda Brooks, Mrs Angela Daniel, Chief Mrs Betty Ubeku, Mrs Remi Akinmade & A.B Carew||Mrs Momo Asibelua, Dr. Doyin Abiola & Ms. Nike Oshinowo|
|Mrs Remi Akinmade, Chief Mrs Betty Ubeku, Mrs Roli Uduaghan & Lady Unoma Akpabio||Onyeka Onwenu|
|Prof. Joy Ogwu||Prof. Uche Azikwe|
|Sen. Pius Anyim & Chief Edem Duke|
It was chaired by Justice Mariam Aloma Murktar, chief justice of Nigeria. The speakers include Prof. Funke Adebayo, Chief Mrs Toyin Olakunri, Mrs Priscilla Kuye, Prof. Aigbemi Spiff, Ms Ama Pepple, Prof. Olabisi Aina and Mrs Josephine Anenih.
Other important personnel include Anyim Pius Anyim, Princess Ngozi Onu, Chief Edem Duke, Onyeka Onwenu, Hon. Nike Sobanjo and many others.
|Cross section of dignitaries||Cross section of dignitaries|
|Mrs Roli Uduaghan & Mrs Yemisi Dooshima Suswam||Mrs Yemisi Dooshima Suswam, & Lady Unoma Akpabio|
|Otunba Mrs Josephine Diya, Hon. Nike Sobanjo & Mrs Josephine Anenih||Prof. Joy Ogwu, First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan Goodluck & Chief Folorunsho Alakija|
|Prof. Nancy Agbe, Dame Pauline Tallen & Hon. Justice M. Igbefa|
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