By Timi Black
A social cultural group, the Ijaw Women Connect,IWC Worldwide, has unveiled its 2021 National Day Celebration which to be held on November 13, 2021.
This was contained in a public notice issued and signed by its National President Mrs Rosemary Aken John-Oduone on Friday.
IWC however tagged, the Theme of her this year’s event as “Reappraisal of the Ijaw Quest In Nigeria”, with a topic “Appraising The Ijaw Nation Political Economy From Pre-Colonial Era To Present Day. The Way Forward”.
Congress gathered, the group since inception had been fighting on the promotion, protection, sustainence and development of the Ijaw Nation.
President Rosemary, asserted that the group had severally agitated against the unbearable marginalization, relegation and oppression of the Ijaw people by the Nigerian State.
It was learnt that IWC had organized several National Summits and Conferences which were aimed at addressing the critical concerns of Ijaw and Niger Delta people.
According to the group, the event would be flanked by renowned Ijaw America Trained Strategies Development Manager, Amaopusenibo Bobo Osofiri as Keynote Speaker, Prof. Dauphin D. Moro, A Niger Delta Voice and Environmental Crusader as a Panelist, Dr. Timiebi Koripamo Agary. OON, KSM, A Retired Federal Permanent Secretary as Panel Discussant and Mr. Miabiye Kuromiema and Former President IYC-W as Panel Discussant.
Speaking further, the group’s president said the event would be held on both online and offline, adding that its offline session would take place at Azareels Place in Mechanic Road, Akenfa, Yenagoa, Capital of Bayelsa State. At exactly 1pm prompt.
However, IWC has urged well-meaning Ijaw sons, daughters, political leaders, administrators, opinion Leaders and lovers of the Ijaw nation to turn up for this year’s National Day Celebration Event.
The group stressed that her this year’s event was geared towards sharing ideas collectively on how to proffer workable solutions to the challenges facing the Ijaw nation.