A PHOTO ESSAY ARISE NIGERIA SOLIDARITY MARCH FOR NIGERIA AT 50
A gathering of women and women supporters is part of the activities to mark the 50th anniversary of the Nigerian independence.It was an occasion to reflect on the journey so far for the womenfolk,to inspire,sensitise and calvanise Nigerian women to take action,to arise and shine and be relevant in the socio-political scheme of things.It brought together activists,women leaders,students,journalists among others.At the end, a communique was presented to the Lagos state governor Babatunde Fashola via the deputy governor`s office,
Co-ordinator of the arise women network,Abimbola Junaid addressing the people at the Lagos Television hall in Agidingbi Ikeja Lagos Nigeria on the 29th of september 2010.
The cross section of the people
The march to the governor`s office which started from Lagos Television house at Ikeja.
Placard wanting women to participate in electorial positons
Placard carring woman.
Women and their supporters marching to the governor`s office at Alausa Ikeja on the 29th of September 2010.
Women using the march as an opportunity to protest against endangered pipelines.
Betty Abah gender Focal person ERA participated in the march.
The people and their array of placards
The communique been presented by Abimbola Junaid to Mr.Sunday Kappo senior special assistant on political affairs to the deputy governor of Lagos state at the Lagos State house in Alausa Ikeja on the 29th september 2010.