Dolapo Osinbajo

Senator Iroegbu in Abuja

The wife of the Vice President of Nigeria, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo and former Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, Amb. Asha-Rose Migiro, were among other top influential women all over the world that graced the ongoing African Women in Leadership Conference (AWLC) in South Africa.

Migiro who is the current Minister of Foreign Affairs, East African, Regional and International Cooperation of the United Republic of Tanzania, declared the event open on Thursday, while Mrs. Osinbanjo was the guest of honour.

The Conference, which provides a platform for aspiring women to achieve their full potential, is organised by African Women in Leadership Organisation (AWLO), a non-profit organisation with a primary mission to advance the status of African women in leadership positions by creating an empowering platform and harnessing the synergies of alliance.

Speaking on the 2016 conference tagged; “#1mother1child”, the Publicist, AWLO, Ms Ayanda Ngwane, said that it supports, develops and honours women leaders and creates balance in leadership in Africa.

According to Ngwane, the Organisation delivers the AWLC annually and has always brought together women of excellence across the region.