Stella Adadevoh, Kudirat Abiola, Oluremi Tinubu, Folorunsho Alakija, Others to be inducted into Hall of Fame
Federal Ministry of Women Affairs through the National Centre for Women Development (NCWD), Abuja has listed 22 women to be inducted into the Nigerian Women Hall of Fame.
The list contains the late Alhaja Kudirat Abiola and the late Dr Stella Adadevoh and twenty other women which include Senators Oluremi Tinubu and Binta Garba, Prof Adenike Osofisan, Mrs Folorunso Alakija, and Dr Stella Okoli.
The twenty-two of them will be inducted by June 10, two days before Nigeria’s Democracy Day for their honorable contributions to the nation’s development.
The induction is themed, “Celebrating Nigerian Women Icons of Hope.”
In a briefing at Abuja, NCWD DG, Mary Ekpere-Eta said the selection was based on a comprehensive display of records of legendary women who played leading roles in different aspects of the Nigerian society.
“The hall will provide role models for younger girls and society at large. The criteria for selection are; first woman, historic or living to achieve recognition in a field of endeavour; a significant statewide contribution to arts, athletics, business, government, philanthropy, humanities, science, and education.”