Ogidi Town Honours Nike Okundaye

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Renowned batik artist, Mrs Nike Okundaye has been honoured with a life achievement award by the Ogidi-Ijumu community in Kogi State in appreciation of her contributions to the development of the town especially in the empowerment of women.
The National Public Relations Officer, Ogidi Development Union, Mr. Thomas Oladipo Akande said in a statement that the presentation of the award to Nike, an indigene of the town, would be one of the highlights of this year’s Ogidi Day celebrations coming up scheduled for Saturday, June 15.
Ambassador of the Netherlands to Nigeria, Mr. Bert J. Ronhaar and former Chief of Army Staff, Maj-Gen Alwali Kazir (rtd) are among dignitaries expected at the event which will also feature the launch of a N50 million appeal fund for the completion of the Ogidi Water Supply project.
Managing Director of Daily Trust newspaper, Alhaji Isiaq Ajibola will be the chairman of the event while former presidential spokesman and the chairman of the Editorial Board of Thisday newspaper, Mr. Olusegun Adeniyi will deliver keynote address.
An Abuja based entrepreneur, Dr. Emeka Okonkwo will also be installed as the new Amowomoni I of Ogidi by the Ologidi of Ogidi, Oba Rabiu Oladimeji Sule, Eseyin Mogede II.

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