African First Ladies snub allegations elect new leader.

The African First Ladies Peace Mission
on Friday in Abuja, elected Mrs Sia
Koroma, the First Lady of the Republic
of Sierra Leone, as its new leader.

The election was held at the emergency
8th summit of the organisation. Koroma, who was represented by Prof. Khadija Hamdi, the First Lady of the Saharawi Democratic Republic, pledged to ensure improved living conditions for
the women and children of Africa.

The outgoing President of the Mission, Nigeria’s First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, while handing over to the new president, said she would continue to render her support to the
organisation.

She then handed over the Certificate of
Occupancy of the land belonging to the
organisation, located in Abuja and the
two bank accounts operated by Mission.

Jonathan commended the Mission for being in the vanguard of protecting the
rights of women and children on the
continent.

She explained that under her leadership, the organisation was guided by its objectives, including building the culture

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