Amaechi, Alhassan To Storm MMS Hall Of Fame

 Transportation Minister; Mr Rotimi Amaechi and the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Sen. Aisha Jumai Alhassan are expected to will grace the  2017 edition of the MMS Plus Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame (WoFHoF) While Amaechi will be the chief guest of honour, Alhassan will deliver the keynote address in the female mentorship programme designed to increase female participation in governance globally.President Women Arise for Change Initiative, Dr. Joe OkeiOdumakin will deliver the theme paper of the day tagged, National Integration: Women’s role in leadership and mentorship’, while the managing director of the Financial Institutions Training Centre (FITC), Dr. Mrs Lucy Newman will deliver the second paper titled, ‘Options and Strategies in building and deepening financial capacity for women.’Chairman House Committee on Aviation, Hon. Nkeiruka Onyejeocha will deliver a third paper at the conference session with focus on ‘Empowering Women for governance and leadership’ and this session will be more interactive.  Expected at the event as special guest of honours include: Chairman, Senate Committee on Women Affairs, Senator, Binta Garba; Chairman, House Committee on Women Affairs and Social Development, Honourable Stella Ngwu and Her Excellency, Deaconess Martha Udom Emmanuel, First Lady of Akwa Ibom State and Chariperson\Founder, Family Empowerment & Youth Re-orientation Programme(FEYREP) as well as her Enugu counterpart, Mrs Monica Ugwuanyi, who is also Chairperson\Founder Ugo Touch of Life Foundation(U-TOLF), Government House, Enugu State. The event will also feature book presentation, induction of new Hall of Famers, inauguration of Council Members, Conference session, and award presentation to gender friendly governors, Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State, and Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State. Some of the notable women to be inducted into the 2017 WoFHoF include; SizaMzimela, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Fly Blue Crane, South Africa; Sylvia Asana Owu, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Ghana Shippers’ Authority.Others are: Hon. Janet Adeyemi, President, Women in Mining (Nigeria); PriscilliaOgwemoh, Managing Partner, OlisaAgbakoba Legal; Dr. Amy Jadesimi, Managing Director, Lagos Deep Offshore Logistics Base(LADOL); Funke Agbor, SAN, Senior Partner, Adepetun Caxton-Martins, Agbor&Segun (Barr. & Solicitor); Chief (Mrs) IjeomaUche-Okoro, Director, Legal Services, Federal Ministry of Transport; Dr. (Mrs.) Lucy S. Newman, Managing Director/CEO, Financial Institutions Training Centre (FITC); Mrs. Chinyere Annie-Okonkwo, Director, Topwide Ventures Limited. Kingsley Anaroke, the Founder of MMS WoFHoF Initiative, while addressing journalists in Lagos recently, said the initiative was to address poverty and manpower need in different sectors of the economy as well as address the gender gap in Africa with the preoccupation of bringing to the fore mentorship of younger generation of women in Africa by helping them accomplish their dreams.

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