Friday, September 20, 2019

MKO Abiola’s daughter Hafsat nominated alongside John Legend for US award

MKO Abiola’s daughter Hafsat has been named as one of three honorees selected for the US National Civil Rights Museum’s 28th Annual Freedom Award to held on October 30 in Memphis, Tennessee.

According to a statement, honorees are selected for their many achievements and contributions on a national and global scale in the name of equality, social justice and freedom for all.

Other 2019 honorees include musician and social activist, John Legend and author and feminist organizer, Gloria Steinem.

Hafsat Abiola, president and CEO of Women in Africa, is a noted Nigerian human and civil rights activist.