Miss Tourism Nigeria World 2015/2016, Chief and now an SDG Ambassador of Nigeria to the United Nations
Chief Ifeoma Sharon Anya (Miss Tourism Nigeria World 2015/2016) added another title to an already enviable accolade as she was on the 17th of November empowered to promote the United Global Goal for the success of the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in Nigeria as she given mantle as Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) ambassador to the United Nations in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Present at the event were Deputy Governor of Rivers state, Her Excellency Dr. Mrs Ipalipo Harry-Banigo, His Royal Majesty Eze Dr. J. A, Uche, the Paramount Ruler of the Esara Kingdom in Rivers State, Bishop Dr. Elizabeth Ebelley (founder, Shammah Christian International Centre), and Ambassador Christopher Mike
During the induction, it was noted that Chief Ifeoma Sharon Anya was nominated, screened and selected by the SDG council of patrons to be an SDG Ambassador of Nigeria to the UN. Chief Ifeoma Sharon Anya selection according to the SDG spoke person was due to her natural humility and obedience to rule of law endeared the SDG council of patrons to recognize her with her coupled with the mandate as Miss Tourism Nigeria 2015/2016 fuelled with unwavering passion and dedication as a promoter of culture and tourism in Nigeria. The SDG council of patrons added that she is found worthy as an agent of promoting sustainable development across the 36 states across Nigeria and also as a crusader of gender equality in Nigeria.
Chief Ifeoma Sharon Anya (Miss Tourism Nigeria World 2015/2016; SDG Ambassador to the UN) passion and dedication aligns with the United Nation’s central agenda - a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. An agenda that seeks to strengthen universal peace, eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty which is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development. Furthermore, the UN and all stakeholders, acting in collaborative partnership are resolved to free the human race from the tyranny of poverty and want to heal and secure our planet. The UN is determined to take bold and transformative steps which are urgently needed to shift the world onto a sustainable and resilient path.
As a newly inducted SDG Ambassador to the UN, Chief Ifeoma Sharon Anya mandate amongst others is to lead other SDG members of council of patrons to participate in d UN NGO submit on commission of status of women next year March at UN head quarters in New-York and also to organise the first ever SDG pageantry, a pageantry that would promote peace and the SDG in Nigeria.
We wish the Queen of Nigeria’s tourism, the Ada Eji Eje Mba 1 of Enugwu Aguleri Chief Ambassador Ifeoma Sharon Anya our heartfelt congratulations on her induction.