By Princewill Ekwujuru & Favour Ikede
Former First female Director General, Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, Professor Ndi Okereke-Onyiuke, former first female Vice Chancellor, University of Benin, Professor Grace Alele -Williams, First female President of the Havard Business School Association of Nigeria, Chief. Onikepo Akande were among ten top lady professionals, honoured by the Professional Excellence Foundation of Nigeria, PEFON, in Lagos, for been leading lights in their chosen careers.
Speaking at the Induction and Investiture Ceremony, the Founder and Chairman of Council of the Foundation, Chief. Dipo Bailey, explained that the women were being honoured for been pioneer female presidents in their professional bodies.
He added that the Foundation, which was set up to enhance professionalism, for the nation’s economic development, by recognizing professionals who have excelled in their professions, while also recognizing non-professionals, who have assisted, through their conglomerates, to build professionals.