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IWS 60th Investiture of Ego Boyo! Oba Akiolu, Erelu Dosunmu, Oba Gbadebo, Mofe Boyo, Wale Tinubu, Daisy Danjuma, Toyin Saraki, More, Attend!

Ego Boyo- 60th President IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Ego Boyo- 60th President IWS

On Tuesday, 14th of March 2017, the Lagos Preparatory School in Ikoyi, Lagos, the International Women’s Society (IWS) held its 60th Investiture and conferment of Mrs. Ego Boyo as President.

The investiture ceremony which was compered by Jasmine Tukur (IWS Programmes Secretary) and Ifeoma Williams (Image Consultant), celebrated women who are doing extraordinary work and changing lives through a photography series that was displayed around the venue. The event was a “call to arms” to young women to embrace charitable service whilst pursuing their careers.

The new president Mrs. Boyo in her acceptance speech talked about the importance of women, children and youth affairs, “this year, our focus is strengthening existing partnerships with individuals or organisations that have a focus on women, children and youth affairs, as well as building new alliances. Therefore, we are planning to open our event calendar to allow for more meaningful collaborations.” she said.

The crème de la crème of the Nigerian society graced the event, they were; Mr. Mofe Boyo -DGMD Oando and husband of the new president, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo- Alake of Egbaland, Oba Rilwan Aremu Akiolu– Oba of Lagos, Omoba Abiola Dosunmu– The Erelu Kuti of Lagos, Mr. Wale Tinubu- CEO Oando Plc, Mrs. Toyin Saraki– Founder-President of Wellbeing Foundation Africa (WBFA) and wife of the Senate President, Senator Daisy DanjumaMs. Mo Abudu– CEO EbonyLife TV, Mrs. Bola Adesola– MD Standard Chartered and chairperson of the event, Dame Abimbola Fashola– Former First Lady Lagos State, Princess Sarah Sosan– Former Deputy Governor Lagos State, Ms. Nike Osinowo– Former Beauty Queen, Mr. Supo Shasore– Former Attorney General, Lagos State, Mr. Asue Ighodalo of Banwo & Ighodalo and Chairman Sterling Bank and his wife Mrs. Ifeyinwa Ighodalo– MD/CEO DOii, Dr Jeff Nnamani– ED Total Fina Elf, Hon Justice C A R Momoh– Former Chief Judge Edo State, Chief Sena Anthony, Chris Ubosi- MD Classic FM & wife Ijeoma Ubosi, Actors Richard Mofe DamijoRita Dominic,  Susan Peters, Ufuoma McDermott, Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju and Eucharia Anunobi, Fashion Designers Lanre DaSilva Ajayi and Deola Sagoe. IWS trustees Chief Mrs. Funke Arthur-Worrey, Mrs. Ekua Abudu, Mrs. Sicily Jacob, Mrs. Amina Ahmadu, Mrs. Sonja Ally as well as past presidents and members.

Other dignitaries included Mrs. Derin Agbaje, Mrs. Nkiru Anumudu, Ms. Grace Osime, Ms. Ruth Osime, Mrs. Adesuwa Onyenokwe and many more.

Fun highlights of the day included performances by Singers Chee who sang a powerful version of “I’m Every Woman” by Whitney Houston and Emma Nyra who performed her new single title “Love Vs Money” and a spoken word performance by Bikiya Graham-Douglas titled “Wait”.

A cross section of dignitaries IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

A cross section of dignitaries

Actress Rita Dominic IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Rita Dominic

Actresses Susan Peters & Eucharia Anunobi with Ono Bello IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Susan Peters, Ono Bello & Eucharia Anunobi 

Femi DaSilva, Lanre DaSilva Ajayi & Ono Bello IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Femi DaSilva, Lanre DaSilva Ajayi & Ono Bello

Ifeoma Williams & Mo Abudu IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Ifeoma Williams & Mo Abudu

Kemi 'Lala' Akindoju IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju

Lanre DaSilva Ajayi & Ego Boyo IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Lanre DaSilva Ajayi & Ego Boyo

Mimi Onalaja IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mimi Onalaja

Mrs Derin Agbaje & lanre DaSilva Ajayi IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mrs Derin Agbaje & Lanre DaSilva Ajayi

Mrs Nkiru Anumudu IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mrs Nkiru Anumudu

Ono Bello & Emma Nyra IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Ono Bello & Emma Nyra

Ono Bello & Mo Abudu IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Ono Bello & Mo Abudu

Ono Bello & Rita Dominic IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Ono Bello & Rita Dominic

Rep of Dr Zainab Bagudu, First Lady of Kebbi State, Ms Suraiya Mansur IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Rep. of Dr Zainab Bagudu, First Lady of Kebbi State, Ms Suraiya Mansur

Rita Dominic & Lanre DaSilva Ajayi IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Rita Dominic & Lanre DaSilva Ajayi

Singer Emma Nyra IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Singer Emma Nyra

The Erelu Kuti of lagos, Omoba Abiola Dosunmu IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

The Erelu Kuti of Lagos, Omoba Abiola Dosunmu

Adesuwa Onyenokwe and Nkechi Obi IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Adesuwa Onyenokwe and Nkechi Obi

Cake Cutting IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Cake cutting; Vivian Ogbuagu, Gloria Onafeko, Lanre DaSilva, Jasmine Tukur, Abiola Otufale, Ego Boyo, Nkiru Anumudu, Ibiwunmi Akinnola, Tita Young, Elsie Payne-Hamman, Zainab Saleh & Bimbo Johnson

Conferment of badge of office on Mrs Ego Boyo 60th President by Mrs Izarene Adams the 59th President IWS OnoBello

Conferment of badge of office on Mrs Ego Boyo 60th President by Mrs Izarene Adams the 59th President IWS

Dame Abimbola Fashola Former First Lady Lagos State & Princess Sarah Sosan- Former Deputy Governor Lagos State IWS Investiture Event OnoBello Deola Sagoe- Fashion Designer IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Deola Sagoe

Ekua Abudu, Gbemi Shasore, Evelyn Akeredolu, Dr Katia Ekesi, Mrs Toyin Saraki, Mrs Amina Ahmadu & Mrs Cecilia Acqua-unuoren IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Ekua Abudu, Gbemi Shasore, Evelyn Akeredolu, Dr Katia Ekesi, Mrs Toyin Saraki, Mrs Amina Ahmadu & Mrs Cecilia Acqua-unuoren

Eucharia Aninobi & Rita Dominic IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Eucharia Aninobi & Rita Dominic

Executives IWS 2017 IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Executives IWS 2017

Femi DaSilva & ono Bello IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Femi DaSilva & Ono Bello

Gbemi Shasore, Mo Abudu, Ego Boyo, Rita Dominic & Pat Faniran IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Gbemi Shasore, Mo Abudu, Ego Boyo, Rita Dominic & Pat Faniran

Grace Osime, Ego Boyo, Mrs Osime, Ruth Osime IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Grace Osime, Ego Boyo, Mrs Osime, Ruth Osime

Hon justice C A R Momoh & Mrs Toyin Saraki- Founder Wellbeing Foundation & wife of the Senate President IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Hon justice C A R Momoh & Mrs Toyin Saraki- Founder Wellbeing Foundation & wife of the Senate President

Ijeoma & Chris Ubosi with other guests IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mr & Mrs Chris Ubosi with other guests

Jasmine Tukur-Programmes Secretary IWS & Ifeoma Williams-Compere of the event & Image Consultant IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Jasmine Tukur (Programmes Secretary IWS) & Ifeoma Williams-Compere of the event (Image Consultant)

Lanre DaSilva Ajayi, Biola Otufale, Ono Bello & Bikiya Graham-Douglas IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Selfie time! Lanre DaSilva Ajayi, Biola Otufale, Ono Bello & Bikiya Graham-Douglas

Madam President Mrs Boyo IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Madam President Mrs Boyo

Members of association of Chinese women in Nigeria, member of small world IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Members of association of Chinese women in Nigeria, member of small world

Middle, the Erelu Kuti of Lagos, Omoba Abiola Dosunmu IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Middle, the Erelu Kuti of Lagos, Omoba Abiola Dosunmu

Mr Mofe Boyo IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mr Mofe Boyo- DGMD Oando Plc

Mrs Ade Adegoke- Oando Foundation, Mr Yomi Awobokun, Mr Alex Irune of Oando IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mrs Ade Adegoke- Oando Foundation, Mr Yomi Awobokun, Mr Alex Irune of Oando

Mrs Kavita Chellaram & Caterina Bortolussi IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mrs Kavita Chellaram & Ms. Caterina Bortolussi 

Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Aremu Akiolu & Wale Tinubu IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Oba of  Lagos, Oba Rilwan Aremu Akiolu & Wale Tinubu

Mrs Amina Ahmadu- Former President IWS & Trustee IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mrs Amina Ahmadu- Former President IWS & Trustee

Mrs Bola Adesola & Mr Mofe Boyo DGMD Oando PLC & His Royal Majesty Oba Akiolu Oba of Lagos IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mrs Bola Adesola & Mr Mofe Boyo DGMD Oando Plc & His Royal Majesty Oba Akiolu Oba of Lagos

Mrs Boyo and Hon Justice C A R Momoh IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mrs Boyo and Hon Justice C A R Momoh

Mrs Deola Sagoe IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mrs Deola Sagoe

Mrs Ego Boyo IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mrs Ego Boyo

Mrs Grace Osime IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mrs Grace Osime

Mrs Jennifer Eneh, Dr Dorothy Nnamani, Mrs Ego Boyo & Dr Jeff Nnamani IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mrs Jennifer Eneh, Dr Dorothy Nnamani, Mrs Ego Boyo & Dr Jeff Nnamani

Mrs Lara Elebute and Mrs Motunde Fisayo IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Mrs Lara Elebute and Mrs Motunde Fisayo

Ruth Osime, Mo Abudu, Ego Boyo, Ify Ighodalo IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Ruth Osime, Mo Adudu, Ego Boyo, Ify Ighodalo

Mrs Toyin Saraki, Mrs Ego Boyo, Senator Daisy Danjuma IWS Investiture Event OnoBello Ms Nike Osinowo, Dame Abimbola Fashola & Ms Mo Abudu-CEO EbonyLife TV IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Ms Nike Osinowo, Dame Abimbola Fashola & Ms Mo Abudu-CEO EbonyLife TV

Nikki Ogbuefi, Mo Abudu, Grace Osime, Abiola Otufale, Anumudu & Ruth Osime IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Nikki Ogbuefi, Mo Abudu, Grace Osime, Abiola Otufale, Anumudu & Ruth Osime

 

Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Aremu Akiolu and Alake of Egba Land Oba Michael Adedotun Gbadebo IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Oba of  Lagos, Oba Rilwan Aremu Akiolu  and Alake of Egba Land Oba Michael  Adedotun Gbadebo

Ono Bello, Ego Boyo, Lanre DaSilva Ajayi & Abiola Otufale IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

A selfie moment with Ono Bello, Ego Boyo, Lanre DaSilva Ajayi & Abiola Otufale

Past IWS presidents- Dr Katia Ekesi, Mrs Grace Omotosho, Mrs Toyin Olakunri, Mrs Sonja Ally, Mrs Ekua Abudu & Mrs Bola Adesola MD Standard Chartered Bank & Chairperson of the event IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Past IWS presidents- Dr Katia Ekesi, Mrs Grace Omotosho, Mrs Toyin  Olakunri, Mrs Sonja Ally, Mrs Ekua Abudu & Mrs Bola Adesola MD Standard Chartered Bank & Chairperson of the event

Richard Mofe Damijo IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Richard Mofe Damijo

Rita Dominic & Richard Mofe Damijo IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Rita Dominic & Richard Mofe Damijo

Rita Dominic IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Rita Dominic

Ruth Osime, Ego Boyo, Mo Abudu & Pat Faniran IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Ruth Osime, Ego Boyo,  Mo Abudu & Pat Faniran

Singer Chee, Mrs Nkiru Anumudu & Mrs Moji Akinkunmi IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Singer Chee, Mrs Nkiru Anumudu & Mrs Moji Akinkunmi

Singer Emma Nyra performing IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Singer Emma Nyra performing

Susan Peters & Mo Abudu IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Susan Peters & Mo Abudu

Susan Peters IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Susan Peters

Yinka Fowora & Ego Boyo IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

Yinka Fowora & Ego Boyo

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IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

 

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IWS Investiture Event OnoBello

 

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