Barely few days after being conferred with an Honorary Doctorate degree by the University of Uyo, Wife of the Akwa Ibom State Governor, (Dr.) Mrs. Martha Udom Emmanuel is set to bag another award from the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ) in Abuja.
In a statement signed by the National President of the body, Comrade Ifeyinwa Omowole, (Dr.) Mrs. Martha would be honoured with the “NAWOJ GRAND AMAZON AWARD”, and as well enlisted into the group’s Hall of Fame.
The statement adds that the event which is part of activities marking the 30th Anniversary of the group with the theme: “NAWOJ @ 30: Celebrating the Amazons”; will take place on the November 12, 2019 at the Radio House, Press Centre hall, Garki, Abuja.
Comrade Omowola while applauding the commitment of the First Lady through her pet project, Family Empowerment and Youth Reorientation Path-initiative (FEYReP), said “Her Excellency’s work has no doubt created a paradigm shift in the empowerment of women and their role as Nation builders.”
The event will witness the convergence of well over a thousand women Journalists from Nigeria and Diaspora and will as well draw participants from various women Civil Society Organisations across Africa.