The Felix King Charity Foundation presents International Widows Day Conference. First of its kind in Nigeria, it is themed “The Right of a Widow, X-raying the 2014 supreme court judgement on the right of women to inheritance.”
Date: Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
Venue: Conference Suites, Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Ikeja, Lagos.
At this event also, the Widows Trade Empowerment Scheme, WISBIZ (Widows start-up a business), would be launched. This is a scheme that provides widows with financial support and necessary training to start-up businesses of their own and become self reliant.
In attendance at the event will be Speaker of Edo House of Assembly, Hon. Elizabeth Aitivie; the Deputy Speaker, Rt Hon. Justin Okonoboh; Honorable Commissioners from Lagos State and members of Lagos House of Assembly etc.
Panel of Discussants would include Mrs Omotola Rotimi Director, Office of the Public Defender Lagos State; Chief Mrs. Nkechi Udeariry Okemini President, National Women
Council of Nigeria; Dr Ashiru , President Federation of Muslim Women Association of Nigeria (FOWMAN); Mrs.Rosemary Giwa-Amu (Rtd. Magistrate) of Justice and Peace Commission; Liborous Oshoma a Solicitor & Advocate and Portfolio Consultant; Prof. Ibinabo Agiobu-Kemmer, Head of Department of Psychology, University of Lagos.
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