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African First Ladies move to strengthen collaboration for development

A Group Photograph of the African First Ladies at 28th General Assembly of OAFLAD, in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia Photo: State House  

African First Ladies move to strengthen collaboration for development

 

*Nigerian First Lady Senator Oluremi Tinubu is also expected to deliver her maiden address at the 28th General Assembly of the Organisation of African First Ladies Sunday, February 18, in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

The Organisation of African First Ladies for Development (OAFLAD) have met on the sidelines of the ongoing African Union (AU) General Assembly with the organisation, in Addis-Ababa, Ethiopian capital, with a resolve to strengthen regional collaboration for development.

The meeting, chaired by the Vice President of the Organisation and First Lady of Democratic Republic of Congo Mrs. Denise Nyakeru Tshisekedi noted that this collaboration must be encouraged to enhance more development and promote growth among member countries.

Busola Kukoyi, Special Assistant to
the First Lady of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, in a statement noted that the meeting, which had in attendance First Ladies from member countries in attendance, including Nigeria’s First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, observed a minute silence in honour of the late Namibian President Hage Geingob whose wife was the President of OAFLAD until his demise February 4 this year.

The statement indicated the First Ladies also attended the opening session of the AU General Assembly alongside the Presidents of member countries.

The 28th General Assembly of the Organisation of African First Ladies (OAFLAD) continue Sunday, February 18 with the technical sessions and presentations of positions papers on its #We Are Equal campaign among other issues.

Nigerian First Lady Senator Oluremi Tinubu is also expected to deliver her maiden address at the Assembly Sunday, February 18, 2024, said the statement.

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