Danish woman who rescued child accused of witchcraft named Most Inspiring Person 2016
By Sewe Ishola
Co-founder African Children’s Aid Education And Development Foundation and Danish woman, Anja Ringgren Lovén, who rescued a child, who was accused of witchcraft and abandoned by its parents in Calabar has been named the most inspiring person in the whole world by Ooom, a German language magazine.
Anja had posted the news on her Facebook page hours ago:
“I woke up this morning to the news that I have been selected as the world’s most inspiring person 2016 !! Nr. 2 Barack Obama and nr. 3 Charlize Theron !!
OOOM Magazine published today it’s 2016 OOOM 100 – The world’s most inspiring people list, selected by an international jury.
#1 Anja Ringgren Lovén
#2 Barack Obama
#3 Charlize Theron
#4 Pope Francis
#5 Leonardo DiCaprio
#6 Dalai Lama
#7 Mark Zuckerberg
#8 Malala Yousafzai
#9 Bob Dylan
#10 Elon Musk
To see my name at number 1 is really amazing. I’m like WOW !! ? I’m so speechless and I’m very honored ❤️ This is such an important acknowledgement of DINNødhjælp/ACAEDF humanitarian work in Nigeria ????
But as I have said so many times before. I’m not alone. I’m surrounded by the most hard working and devoted team members in the world. Our strong leader and my mentor for life, my husband David Emmanuel Umem and the following names should also be placed at #1.”
Anja is married to a Nigerian, David Emmanuel Emem.