Lagos HNWI Welcome Ford Foundation President [Photos]
From left to right: Dr ChiChi Aniagolu-Okoye, Ford Foundation West Africa region director, Jess Castellote, Wale Adeosun, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, Myma Belo-Osagie, Darren Walker, Ford Foundation President, Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, ex-governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, Dudun Peterside, Aigboje Aig-Imokhuede, Chairman Access Bank, Osayi Alile, Simi Nwogugu, and Abubakar Suleiman during the welcome dinner was lagos

Lagos HNWI Welcome Ford Foundation President [Photos]

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Nigerian Philanthropist and lawyer Gbenga Oyebode, and member Ford Foundation board of trustees, has hosted a welcome dinner in Lagos to honour Darren Walker, President of Ford Foundation who is in Nigeria for a Four-day official visit.

The event celebrated Walker’s achievements in philanthropy and his ongoing commitment to West Africa as well as his love for the Arts.

Held at the Lagos elitist hotspot, Gras Restaurant on Victoria Island, the dinner brought together prominent Nigerians and High-Net-Worth Individuals (HNWI) who are making a difference in philanthropy, governance, finance, arts, and education.

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Esteemed gusts included Dr. Chichi Aniagolu-Okoye, Regional Director, Ford Foundation Office of West-Africa, Hon. Jamila Ibrahim, Minister of Youth, His Royal Majesty (HRM) Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe, the Obi of Onitsha; His Excellency Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Former Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; His Excellency Godwin Obaseki, Governor of Edo State; business mogul, Fola Adeola; CEO of Juli Pharmacy Plc, Prince Adelusi; and Chairman of Access Bank and Tengen Holdings Limited, Aigboje Aig-Imokhuede.

Lagos HNWI Welcome Ford Foundation President [Photos]
Ford Foundation President, Darren Walker
Lagos HNWI Welcome Ford Foundation President [Photos]
L-R: Former Nigeria Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, Gbenga Oyebode, Philanthropist, Ford Foundation President
Lagos HNWI Welcome Ford Foundation President [Photos]
L-R: Igwe Achebe, Obi of Onitsha, Darren Walker, Ford Foundation President, Gbenga Oyebode, Philanthropist
IMG WA Lagos HNWI Welcome Ford Foundation President [Photos]

Discussions throughout the evening centered on trends and innovative approaches in philanthropy, women and youth empowerment initiatives, the importance of arts and cultural preservation, and the establishment of strategic partnerships to drive long-lasting positive social change.

 


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