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Soyinka, Utomi, Bakare address women

Nobel Laureate and convener, Citizen Forum, Professor Wole Soyinka; convener, Restoration Group, Professor Pat Utomi, as well as Pastor Tunde Bakare, convener, Save Nigeria Group are among prominent Nigerians to address women from all parts of the country as part of  activities to mark this year’s International Women’s Day celebration tomorrow.

According to a statement signed by the president of Women Arise, Dr. Joe Okei-Odumakin, the group is also organising a march to draw attention to the plight of women in Nigeria in Lagos.

The march, expected to kick off with a rally at Allen Round About, Ikeja, will end at the Lagos State Governor’s Office, Alausa, Ikeja, where a letter for transmission to the acting president shall be delivered to Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola.


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