Parliament of Uganda Speaker, Rt. Hon Rebecca Kadaga, CNN Africa, Founder of Elfreeda Foundation, Mrs Uloma Rochas Nwosu, Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Mrs IDIAT OLURANTI ADEBULE have been confirmed to be among other leading personalities for the 2018 edition of the ‘African Virtuous Women Awards’ slated for Women Development Center, Abuja on the 1st of September, 2018.
The event extremely distinguishes outstanding personalities in the continent who have contributed enormously to development in Africa through their selfless efforts will attract high-flying guest in this year’s historic event.
Revealing this to newsmen, Dr. Sandra Madaha, Secretary of the award ceremony, said that it is for vital women in the continent who have written their names on the sand of time with humanitarian and leadership achievements in the society.
Among notable names nominated for the award include Zimbabwe Lawmaker, Hon. Majome Fungayi, Hon. Rita Orji, Hon. Onyejeocha Nkeiruka, Mrs Angel Adelami, Mrs Doris Akol, Ms. Chikezie Ijeoma, Namia Roberts, Dr Fatima Akilu, Rosaline Meurer, Greatmore Chatya, Josephine Okot and many others.
According to Dr. Madaha, Mrs Uloma Rochas Nwosu is to be honoured with the award to recognise her continuous commitment and outstanding contribution to women, widows and the less privileged in the society.