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Anto recreates Photos of 10 Incredible Nigerian Women & they’re Beautiful! | #IWD2019

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Big Brother Naija 2018 housemate, Anto is celebrating International Women’s Day in a stylish and inspiring way.

She recreated 10 photos of famous female Nigerian icons which she posted on her Instagram.

According to Anto:

Even though women deserve to be celebrated every single day, International Women’s Day is a perfect time to remember the contributions women make to our society. The women I chose to recreate are Nigerian heroes, across many industries, proving that women excel in many fields.

I am using an all-female crew to execute this project to demonstrate one of the themes for International Women’s Day, #BalanceForBetter; to allow up and coming professionals showcase their talents and to prove that women are as skilled as men.

The photos include:

Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, revered political campaigner and women rights activist

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, novelist and sought-after public speaker

Chioma Ajunwa, Nigeria’s first individual Olympic gold medalist

ATLANTA, GA – JULY 27: Chioma Ajunwa of Nigeria waves to the crowd after her last jump in the Olympic women’s long jump 02 August in Atlanta. Ajunwa won the gold medal with 7.12 meters. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY ELECTRONIC IMAGE AFP-IOPP/Don EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Ameyo Adadevoh, physician who lost her life while curbing the spread of Ebola Virus in Nigeria

Mo Abudu, media mogul, human resources management consultant, and venture capitalist

Tiwa Savage, singer, songwriter and actress

 

Genevieve Nnaji, actress, producer and director

Nike Davies-Okundaye, batik and textile designer, art educator, philanthropist

Kemi Adetiba, director and filmmaker

and Linda Ikeji, blogger, writer and entrepreneur

1 Comment

  1. Samanda

    March 8, 2019 at 11:37 pm

    Kudos for the not really near but still cool am applaudable work from Anto.
    Beautiful and strong Nigerian women that deserve much ado.

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