Personality of the Week


Dr. (Mrs.) Cecilia Gbemisola Obisakin with husband, Ambassador Obisakin

Her Excellency, Dr. (Mrs.) Cecilia Gbemisola Obisakin, wife of the Nigerian Ambassador to the Republic of Benin, an Amazon, is the proprietress and Chief Executive officer of Babcecil Schools, New Karu, Nassarrawa State.`                                                                                                                                                                                                                      `
The  graduate of English Education from University of Ife who also posses both a PGD and Ph.D in Christian Theology, is the founder and matron of Association of Nigerian Women in Benin Republic (ANWIB), an initiative whose raison d’être is to change the lives of women.
Recently, in recognition of  ANWIB’s role as an agent of change,  voice and a fulcrum of hope to  women, HOKAN AFRICA, bestowed an award on the non-profit organization.
ANWIB is designed to ensure women actively participate in the society using diverse channel such as skills acquisition,  outreaches and other relevant progammes in  reaching the women.

ANWIB also gives attention to the needy, visiting  orphanages, and has already donated plethora of  gifts to both widows and motherless babies in Benin.

It also ensures that Nigerian women in Republic of Benin understand the languages spoken in their host country.

Mrs Obisakin after receiving the HOKAN award of recognition

Dr. Mrs. Cecilia Gbemisola Obisakin and husband at the award ceremony

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