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Rita Dominic, Wale Tinubu,Toyin Saraki, Mo Abudu, Nike Oshinowo & More attend the IWS 60th Investiture of Ego Boyo | See All the photos on BN

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On Tuesday, 14th of March 2017, the International Women’s Society (IWS) held its 60th Investiture and Conferment of Ego Boyo as President.

The investiture ceremony which was compered by Jasmine Tukur (IWS Programmes Secretary) and Ifeoma Williams (Image Consultant), celebrated women who are doing extraordinary work and changing lives through a photography series that was displayed around the venue. The event was a “call to arms” to young women to embrace charitable service whilst pursuing their careers.

Ego Boyo, in her acceptance speech, talked about the importance of women, children and youth affairs, she said: “This year, our focus is strengthening existing partnerships with individuals or organizations that have a focus on women, children and youth affairs, as well as building new alliances. Therefore, we are planning to open our event calendar to allow for more meaningful collaborations.”

The crème de la crème of the Nigerian society graced the event including Mofe Boyo, Oba Rilwan Aremu AkioluWale Tinubu, Toyin Saraki, Senator Daisy Danjuma, Mo Abudu and a host of many other dignitaries.

Rita Dominic, Eucharia Anunobi, Ono Bello, Susan Peters, Femi DaSilva, Lanre DaSilva-Ajayi, Mimi Onalaja, Ifeoma Williams, Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju, Deola Sagoe, Nike Oshinowo, Nkiru Anumudu, Ruth Osime, Richard Mofe-Damijo and more were also spotted at the event.

Fun highlights of the day included performances by Singers Chee who sang a powerful version of “I’m Every Woman” by Whitney Houston and Emma Nyra who performed her new single title “Love Vs Money” and a spoken word performance by Bikiya Graham-Douglas titled “Wait”.

See photos from the event below!


Getting Ready


A cross section of Dignitaries

Rita Dominic

Susan Peters, Ono Bello, Eucharia Anunobi

Femi DaSilva, Lanre DaSilva & Ono Bello

Ifeoma Williams & Mo Abudu

Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju

Lanre DaSilva & Ego Boyo

Mimi Onalaja

Derin Agbaje & Lanre DaSilva

Ono Bello & Emma Nyra

Ono Bello & Mo Abudu

Ono bello & Rita Dominic

Rep of Dr Zainab Bagudu, First Lady of Kebbi State, Suraiya Mansur

Rita Dominic & Lanre DaSilva

Emma Nyra

The Erelu Kuti of Lagos, Omoba Abiola Dosunmu

Conferment of Badge of Office on Ego Boyo 60th President by Izarene Adams the 59th President of IWS

Cutting of the cCake

Jasmine Tukur & Ifeoma Williams, Compere of the event & Image Consultant

President Ego Boyo

Amina Ahmadu – Former IWS President and Trustee

Emma Nyra Performing

Dame Abimbola Fashola Former First Lady Lagos State & Princess Sarah Sosan- Former Deputy Governor Lagos State

Deola Sagoe

Time for Photos!

Ekua Abudu, Gbemi Shasore, Evelyn Akeredolu, Dr Katia Ekesi, Toyin Saraki, Amina Ahmadu, Cecilia Acqua-unuoren

Eucharia Anunobi & Rita Dominic

IWS Executives

Femi DaSilva and Ono Bello

Gbemi Shasore, Mo Abudu, Ego Boyo, Rita Dominic & Pat Faniran

Hon justice C A R Momoh & Toyin Saraki- Founder Wellbeing Foundation & wife of the Senate President

Lanre DaSilva Ajayi, Biola Otufale, Ono Bello & Bikiya Graham-Douglas

Ade Adegoke- Oando Foundation, Yomi Awobokun, Alex Irune of Oando

Bola Adesola & Mofe Boyo DGMD Oando PLC & His Royal Majesty Oba Akiolu Oba of Lagos

Ego Boyo and Hon Justice C A R Momoh

Jennifer Eneh, Dr Dorothy Nnamani, Ego Boyo & Dr Jeff Nnamani

Toyin Saraki, Ego Boyo, Senator Daisy Danjuma

Nike Oshinowo, Dame Abimbola Fashola & Mo Abudu

Nikki Ogbuefi, Mo Abudu, Grace Osime, Abiola Otufale, Nkiru Anumudu & Ruth Osime

Oba Adedotun Gbadebo Alake of Egbaland and Kavita Chellaram

Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Aremu Akiolu and Alake of Egba Land Oba Michael Adedotun Gbadebo

Past IWS presidents- Dr Katia Ekesi, Grace Omotosho, Toyin Olakunri, Sonja Ally, Ekua Abudu & Bola Adesola

Richard Mofe-Damijo

Rita Dominic

Ruth Osime, Mo Abudu, Ego Boyo, Ify Ighodaro

Singer Chee, Nkiru Anumudu & Moji Akinkunmi

Susan Peters & Mo Abudu

Yinka Fowora & Ego Boyo

Photo Credit@stylesquadng @studio24nigeria

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