The theme for this year's assembly is collaborating to transform Africa: Addressing the needs of vulnerable populations. The delegation will also be looking at the strategic vision 2019 - 2023.
She was accompanied by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Solomon Jamiru Esq and The CEO of Maada & Fatima Bio Foundation, Paul Massaquoi. She was received and celebrated by H. E. Laila Malika Issoufou, the First Lady of Niger.
Her Excellency believes in the holistic development of Africa, and for African first Ladies to play key roles in sustainable development. The untapped potential of African youth is part of what needs to be addressed. With changing funding environment, First Ladies are working together under the umbrella of OAFLAD, to develop effective programmes encompassing various countries.
OAFLAD are committed to positive change in Africa:
“As we work towards ensuring access to quality and affordable health services, we will work to ensure gender equality and women empowerment and enhance both empowerments.”