The Managing Director/CEO of Afriland Properties Plc, Uzo Oshogwe, has endorsed the role of women in economic development and social transformation at the launch of the Women in Housing Sector Initiative convention. The convention which was one of the highpoints of the 12th edition of the Abuja Housing Show, held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, was themed “empowering women… empowering our future.”
Speaking during one of the panel discussions, she stated that ‘empowering women is key to economic development and social transformation. Women must begin to shape, grow and believe in themselves and their businesses. We all must promote active participation of women in all the sectors.”
Other members of the panel include Director of Procurement, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Ade Iyabo Ogunyannwo; Ms. Saadatu MD Aliyu; Executive Director, Sinoni Limited, Mrs. Mercy T. Iyortyer and Executive Director, Strategy and planning, NMRC, Dr. Chii Akporji.