Joining the #BringBackOurGirls and movement and ensuring the conversation is not forgotten; celebrities and dignitaries at the launch of Chude Jideonwo’s book ‘Are We The Turning Point Generation’ lit a candle and raised cards in solidarity with the missing Chibok girls.
The personalities who marched out accompanied by Timi Dakolo singing ‘There’s a Cry’ were Obiageli Ezekwesili, Mo Abudu, Funmi Iyanda, Ishmael Ibrahim, Omoni Oboli, Julius Agwu, Linda Ikeji, Gbemi Olateru, Adesewa Josh, Yemi Adamolekun, Denrele, Toke Makinwa, Vector, Kola Oyeneyin, Monalisa Chinda, Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, Adebola Williams, Adaure Achumba and others.
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About Chude Jideonwo
Named by Forbes as one of Africa’s 30 best entrepreneurs under 30, Chude Jideonwo’s career is centred on using the media as an active tool to galvanise a generation of Africans to action. He is Managing Partner of RedMedia Africa, owners of The Future Africa Awards Africa & Summit, Y! Africa, and YNaija.com; and founding Executive Director of The Future Project, which empowers young people across Africa through leadership and enterprise. In 2010, he founded EnoughisEnough Nigeria, which has become the country’s foremost good governance group for young Nigerians. A lawyer and award-winning journalist, he has a Master’s Degree in Media and Communication from the Pan-African University. He is a Global Shaper with the World Economic Forum and sits on the boards of the Oando Foundation and Micosoft4Afrika.