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THE FAMILY OF CHIEF (MRS) BISI OLATERU-OLAGBEGI
229a Ikorodu Crescent, Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi Lagos. 08033347896
We will like to officially announce the passing away of our dearly beloved Mother, Chief (Mrs.) Bisi Olateru-Olagbegi who slept in the Lord on Thursday 17th of December 2015 after battling with a prolonged illness .
She was an esteemed lawyer and human rights activist who fought tirelessly for the development and protection of Women and children’s rights. Her contribution and commitment to reduce all forms of Violence against women as well as the fight to eradicate Trafficking in Persons and Smuggling of migrants in Nigeria and all around the world are well documented.
She is fondly remembered by her family, professional colleagues, staff and clients.
Kindly find funeral arrangements below:
28th January 2016:Day of Tribute by Civil Society Organisations, Nigerian Bar Association, FIDA, WILDAF, Nigeria Heart Foundation, IMADR and others at The Auditorium, Lagos Chambers of Commerce and Industries, Idowu Taylor Street, Victoria Island Lagos. Time; 9am prompt.
28th January 2016: Wake keeping at 5pm at Our Saviour’s Church Hall, Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos Island.
29th January 2016:Burial will hold at 10am at African Church Cathedral, Bethel. 59 Broad Street, Lagos Island. Interment follows at Ikoyi Cemetery, Lagos.
Olakitan Olateru-Olagbegi (for the family)
WOCON on the 12th and 13th of October carried out a policy dialog and training program in Idiroko on the prevention of Irregular migration and human trafficking. present at the policy dialog was Mrs Toyosi DSP Ogun state, Iya oloja of Idiroko, Mr Charles Anaelo (National commission on Refugee Migrants and Internally displaced persons) NCRMIDP, Mrs Ladidi Kolo of NAPTIP , a representative from the Civil Defense Corps, from IOM was Mrs Lily Sanya were amongst those present at the policy dialog. Idiroko youths were equally represented at the training which took placy after the policy dialog.
WORKSHOP ON OPERATIONALIZING THE VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN GUIDELINES (VAW) CREATED BY JUSTICE FOR ALL ORGANIZED BY THE 'WORKING GROUP OF 8' A GROUP OF GENDER BASED CSOs COMING TOGETHER TO ENSURE THAT WOMEN ARE PROTECTED AND NOT VIOLATED. WG8 CONSIST THE FOLLOWING CSOs WOCON,LEDAP, PROJECT ALERT, PARTNERSHIP FOR JUSTICE, WOMEN'S RIGHTS AND HEALTH PROJECT (WRHP) ALLIANCE FOR AFRICA AND BAOBAB FOR WOMEN'S RIGHTS AND WANEP
Women’s Consortium of Nigeria (WOCON) is a non-political and non profit making Association, committed to the enhancement of the status of women and related feminist goals and ideals. A non-governmental, non-partisan and non-religious Organisation committed to the enforcement of Women and children’s Rights and the attainment of equality, development and peace.
WOCON holds a United Nations special Consultative Status
WOCON as South-West coordinator for women political empowerment project and WARDC organised strategic planning for female politicians at local government level.
Donation of school bags and materials by WOCON with support from Wings against the dawn USA to school children in the Ajegunle Community School.
Voter/Civic Education in rural communities - Ogun State.