April 3, 2019

Nigerian activist Oby Ezekwesili wins Forbes Woman Africa social influencer award

Former Presidential Candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, has won the Forbes Woman Africa Social Influencer Award.

The Anti-corruption activist was honoured following her launching the #BringBackOurGirls campaign.

The inaugural gala dinner held at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa.

Speaking at the event, Methil Renuka, Managing Editor of Forbes Woman Africa said: “The awards ceremony was the perfect conclusion to a highly constructive day of networking and concept sharing by Africa’s most dynamic women. “I would like to congratulate every award recipient - the work they are doing is impacting the lives of millions of young women worldwide, creating a space for them to, in turn, make their mark in a meaningful way.” Other influential women across various sectors such as: Uche Pedro (Forbes Woman Africa New Media Award), Dr Divine Simbi-Ndhlukula (Forbes Woman Africa Businesswoman of the Year Award); Caster Semenya (Forbes Woman Africa Sports Award) and Sho Madjozi (Forbes Woman Africa Entertainer Award) were also honored.

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