Singer Yemi Alade to speak for women in new UN role

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Nigerian artist Yemi Alade has vowed to lend her voice to the vulnerable including women after she took on a new role in the UN.

Yemi was named the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) goodwill ambassador on Wednesday.

In her video message she said she would focus on those suffering from the social-economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Yemi said she was ready to offer innovative solutions to the different issues.

She said: “Women are among the 4 billion people who are trying to survive Covid-19 without any form of social protection.” Women are among the 4 billion people who are trying to survive Covid-19 without any form of social protection.”

Here is Yemi’s full video message:

Source: BBC

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