Queen Zaynab Awarded ‘Humanitarian Of The Year” Award During UN Week


Philanthropist and former Olori of Ife Zaynab-Otiti Obanor received the Humanitarian of the Year award from “Kechie’s Project” at an event during the UN General Assembly week.

She shared the news on her Instagram with the caption:

Her Highness Queen Zaynab awarded Humanitarian of the Year by Kechie’s Project during UN Week in New York, for her outstanding contributions to women and children across the globe. Pictured with Board member, Barbara Modeste and Nkechi Ogbodo (Founder and President). #QueenZaynab #KechiesProject #HHZaynab #HumanitarianoftheYear ____ KP is a non-profit organization committed to empowering girls to become future leaders. The organization provides academic and social support to girls in underserved communities in America and Africa. In addition to providing full educational scholarships, KP provides career training and mentorship to prepare these young women for leadership positions in their communities. Empower a girl and you empower the world.

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Also among the honorees at the event were CNN anchor Don Lemon and former Nigerian President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.

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