Yetunde Akinloye: How we can empower Nigeria’s women leaders
22 November 2019 | 6:08 am
The Director of Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC); Yetunde Akinloye described the "Leading Through Change" initiative by the Swedish Institute as an opportunity for female leaders to share experiences. She discussed this and more with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole on the sidelines of the event in Abuja.
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