In recognition of the growing influence of African women of the continent’s economic progress, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Minister of Finance and the coordinating Minister of the Economy and Folorunsho Alakija, CEO of Famfa Oil Limited have been drafted amongst the ten most influential women of substance nominated for induction into MMS Plus’ Woman of Fortune Hall of Fame.
“Our hall of famers are being celebrated because they have impacted positively through their profession, entrepreneurship and leadership in the country,” said CEO Kings communications Ltd., Mr. Kingsley Anaroke.
MMS Plus’ Women of Fortune Hall of Fame is a conscious assemblage of role models who are embodiment of hard work, creativity, integrity and professionalism to help build capacity in different sectors of the economy. The award is organized by Kings Communication Limited publishers of MMS Plus Magazine.
Since it was founded in 2012, no fewer than 33 women have been inducted, last year 17 women were inducted into this hall of fame among which were Mrs.Diezani Allison-Madueke – Minister of Petroleum and Natural Resources, Mrs. Sally Uwechue Mbanefo- Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), Hajiya Zainab Maina – Minister of Women Affairs and development.
According to the organizers the 20114 edition is dedicated in honor of the late Prof Dora Akunyili who will be given a post-humous induction because of what she did when she was alive.
“While she is not alive to deliver her lines of lessons her virtues will forever be engraved in the walls of heart to always do things right and in the right way” the Kings communication boss said.