Mo Abudu, Dr. Nkem Okeke, Prof Nike Grange, Mr John Momoh amongst others were at the 2015 Commonwealth Day Observance Service at the Westminster Abbey.
Africa’s media queen Mo Abudu was one of the eminent personalities on the GLEEHD Foundation’s Eminent African Personalities delegation to the 2015 Commonwealth Day Observance Service at the Westminster Abbey.
The rich delegation included the Governor of Delta State Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, The Deputy Governor of Anambra State Dr. Nkem Okeke, Former Minister of Health Prof Nike Grange, Chairman of Channels TV Mr John Momoh, Dr. Muiz Banire Former Lagos State Commissioner for Environment, Mr Lanre Suraj CEO HEDA, the delegation’s host Dayo Israel – the Director of GLEEHD Foundation in Africa.
During the full day event which began with a wreath laying ceremony at the Commonwealth Memorial Cenotaph, Mo Abudu laid the wreath on behalf of African Women in honor of the war dead of world war I and II, before eminent commonwealth leaders which included Former UK Prime Minister John Major, UK Minister of Defence, UK Secretary of State, Chairman of the Council of Commonwealth Societies and the Bishop of London among many others.
According to Dayo Israel “each year we take pride in mobilising Africans to celebrate the commonwealth and her values and in particular to create an avenue where commonwealth nations can support each other in the true spirit of shared purpose.
That to me is why GLEEHD has made this mission a priority for us and for which we are working with RCS to launch a new commonwealth task force. If you notice the Queens message this year, it was all about synergy in the commonwealth”.
The Westminster Abbey event was attend by Her Majesty The Queen, The Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince Williams and Duchess of Cambridge, Commonwealth Secretary General and others.
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