Yesterday, the West Africa Youth Council, which serves as the youth division of the ECOWAS Commission, honored Olafare Comfort Oladunni by bestowing upon her the distinguished Nelson Mandela Leadership Award of Excellence and Integrity, as well as appointing her as the West Africa Youth Ambassador.
Ms. Oladunni was selected for the award due to her outstanding contributions as a prominent female figure, distinguished leader, and advocate for youth and societal development. She has received commendations from the United Nations for her remarkable work.
During her acceptance speech, Ms. Oladunni expressed her gratitude to the West Africa Youth Council for the recognition and acknowledged that the award was a call for more work. She thanked her principal, Distinguished Senator Adetokunbo Abiru, as well as Dr. Ibikunle Ibikunle, Mr. Lade Farabiyi, Mr. Enitan Olukotun, Mrs. Patience Ishaya, and other members of the TACT Family for their support.
The event was attended by Amb. Olaleru Folorunsho, the Nigerian Representative for West Africa Youth Council, Mr. Lade Farabiyi, the Personal Assistant to Distinguished Senator Adetokunbo Abiru, Mr. Enitan Olukotun, the Media Aide to Distinguished Senator Adetokunbo Abiru, and Mrs. Patience Ishaya, the Legislative Aide to Distinguished Senator Adetokunbo Abiru.