UNITED Kingdom’s female campaign group the ‘Nigerian Women in Diaspora Leadership Forum (NWIDLF) celebrated its fifth year anniversary on Friday the 5th of May with a gala dinner at Copthorne Tara Hotel in Kensington in west London.
The event was tagged ‘Celebrate Her Because She is Worth It‘. Among the NWIDLF members who were present at the dinner includes former mayors of Enfield, Hackney and Waltham Forest Kate Anolue, Susan Fajana-Thomas, Anna Mbachu, Pauline Long to name a few.
NWIDLF president Jenny Chika Okafor, said : “We have been in existence for five years now and during that time have organised and conducted numerous campaigns on behalf of the African woman. Issues we have campaigned on include female genital mutilation, child marriages, the Chibok girls and gender equality. “Our membership is open to every woman of Nigerian extraction in the diaspora and we hope that with this event more of them will be aware of our existence and join up”. She added.
All proceeds raised from the dinner will go to women displaced by Boko Haram in Nigeria.
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Pictures credit: Idris (Ismiles Photos)