Good morning ladies and gentlemen. Welcome to our Rebrand Nigeria Ambassadors Series!
We are excited about this next Ambassador because she is indeed a true representative and Ambassador of our Nation Nigeria.
She is a Nigerian-born British Labor politician who has been elected as the Mayor of Enfield, UK twice! Her name is Dr Kate Anolue.
Dr Kate hails from Anambra State. She pursued her father’s wish for her to become a nurse. She moved to Edmonton over four decades ago and started training in midwifery in 1972. Since she became a midwife at North Middlesex Hospital in 1984, she has delivered thousands of babies. She has vast knowledge and experience in many social and health issues affecting communities. Dr Kate has also been involved in Local Government Politics. As a widow, she understands the struggles of widowhood and single parenting and her helped many women who face such life situations.
Her home town celebrated her achievements and in 2008, she was given the chieftaincy title of “Ada Jelu Mba Tulu Ugo” meaning “Our daughter, who went to a foreign land, has brought us glory”. She is seen as a role model and an inspiration to many women of color.
Dr kate is the first Nigerian and second black woman to be made the Mayor of Enfield. In 2019, she was unveiled at the ceremony which held at Civic Centre. In attendance, were family, friends dressed up traditional attires and socio-cultural groups such as Ohanaeze Ndigbo, CANUK, Anambra Union, Peoples Club, Anaedo Social Club, The Nigeria High Commission, Bame Communities in the UK, Labor party to commemorate the occasion.
As a mayor in 2012, she promoted the positive image and culture of Nigeria, she raised over twenty million naira for charity and helped and supported many Nigerians in Enfield.
Since her return as Mayor in 2019, she is promoting gender equality, supporting the girl-child programs and creating more job opportunities for youth.
She was named among the Nigerian Watch Woman of the year UK, 2014 for her impeccable inspirations over the last 40 years both in the UK and Nigeria. In the same year, 2014 she received the Nigerian Centenary Award UK.
Dr Kate was nominated by BBC London News as a Greater Londoner and voted among the 50 Inspirational Black Women in UK, 2019.
Her autobiography was launched in July, 2019 and is available on Amazon.
This says a lot about this woman of honor and the motivation she gives women all around the world.
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This campaign is powered by the Ugwumba Center for Leadership Development in Africa. For more information, please visit www.rebrandnigeria.org
God bless Nigeria!!