Abuja – The Nigerian Foreign Affairs Minister of State, Prof. Mrs. Viola Adaku Onwuliri emerged the most outstanding female Minister of the year, 2012 at a recent distinguished awards ceremony in Dubai.
The event lauded Women Transformers in West Africa with the theme; “Women Transformational leadership Awards”. It was organized by the Leading Edge Group in Association with Dubai Quality Group on the 15th of December 2012 at the Prestigious Traders’ Hotel Dubai.
The West Africa Institute for leadership and Governance, (WAILAG) Accra and Leading Edge Academy were conceived with the mandate to reshape the practice of management and leadership in the corporate sectors and public systems. In this instance therefore, women are thus aided to unleash their potentials in management and leadership.
In her reaction, Award Winner, Prof (Mrs.) Onwuliri, expressed great joy and satisfaction on the award and described it as a manifestation of God’s grace. She joyfully dedicated the award to Mr President, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFRfor his unrelenting efforts and encouragement for the betterment of Nigeria and Nigerians in Diaspora and to her late husband, Professor C.O.E Onwuliri, FAS, KSJwho died in the June 3rd Dana Aircrash for all his support to her in their over 32 years of marriage and his commitment to the Nigerian Project until death.
Source: the Nigerian voice