Kudirat Abiola, Aisha Buhari make Nigerian Women Hall of fame

The National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) has inducted the wife of the late Chief MKO Abiola, Alhaja Kudirat Abiola, Dr. Stella Adadevoh, and wife of Nigerian President, Aisha Buhari, into the Nigerian Women Hall of Fame.

The centre said this was in the tradition of keeping records of the wives of heads of states and presidents.

The Director-General of the Centre, Mrs. Mary Ekpere-Eta, spoke in Abuja during the induction ceremony of 22 female icons into the Nigerian Women Hall of Fame.


Ekpere-Eta added that the late Kudirat Abiola, who was brutally murdered at the peak of the struggle for June 12, Dr. Adadevoh, who died while saving the country from the widespread of the deadly Ebola Virus topped the list of the 22 inductees.

She said there was need to celebrate the achievements of Nigerian women considering various barriers which limited them from attaining success, adding that such women had paved way for the success of today’s women.

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