Dr. (Mrs.) Obiageli (Oby) Ezekwesili will be awarded the 2018 Jewel of Inestimable Value Award at the Pride Women Conference taking place on Friday, May 18, 2018. The award is in recognition of her concern and empathy for the well-being of the ordinary Nigerian citizen/ championing the Bring Back Our Girls campaign over the past few years and ensuring that the missing girls are not forgotten by the powers that be.
The Jewel of Inestimable Value Award is given to women who in the opinion of the Pride Nigeria Awards Committee have positively impacted the society. It is awarded by the Committee to any person living or dead who has contributed in no small measure to the betterment of the human race.
The recipients of last year’s awards were Dr. Mrs. Maryam Babangida for her contributions to the welfare of her family, her nation and humanity through her Better Life Program for Rural Women, and Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, whose personal sacrifice prevented a national catastrophe in a country of 190 million people.
The Pride Women Conference aims to outline strategic objectives and actions for the emotional and the material well-being of the 21st century woman, her family and the society. Please visit www.prideconference.org for more information.