By Damilola Bodunrin
Veteran actress, Joke Silva has been announced as one of the ‘influential women’ confirmed as speakers at the 2012 Great Women Independence Lecture holding on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at Lagos Airport Hotel, Lagos.
These women will be speaking on issues affecting womanhood, with the topic of the programme titled ‘Sustaining the gains of women in leadership’.
Other speakers at the event include Prof. Dora Akunyili, Dr. Keziah Awosika, Barrister Comfort Ogunye, Laraba Shoda , Susan-Eyo Honesty, Mrs. Adenike Craig and many others. The special guest of honour at the event is the wife of the Governor of Ekiti state, Chief Bisi Fayemi.
The event is organized by Laurelsize Company, to mark Nigeria’s 52nd independence anniversary, womanhood and sustainability.