The 2019 Green October Event Advocates are; Multi Award winning Actor Tana Egbo-Adelana, Sriel entrepreneur Toyin Lawani of Tiannah’s Empire, the Creative director of House of Borah Ifiokobong Anthony Akan and Beauty Entrepreneur Sandra Thomas.
‘‘Green October Event’’ is an initiative of La Mode Magazine and La Mode Disability foundation. It is an annual Fashion Show and Award event to create awareness, celebrate, appreciate and support persons living with disabilities. The initiative is an advocacy awareness platform where persons with disability are given a voice. The Signed Nigeria Disability Bill and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons living with Disabilities emphasizes the right to life, equality, and non-discrimination of persons living with disabilities. 2015 edition was focused on Down syndrome, 2016 on Autism, 2017 on Cerebral Palsy , 2018 edition was tagged ‘’Beyond Disabilities ’’.The 2019 theme is ‘’Disability Inclusion‘’- making sure everybody has the same opportunities to participate in every aspect of life. Including persons with disabilities in everyday activities and encouraging them to have roles similar to their peers who do not have a disability.
Green October event is an avenue where philanthropic and humanitarian gestures are given an annual prestigious award. These are people that have contributed significantly to humanity in their various fields of endeavours without prejudice on grounds of gender, sexual orientation, religion or ethnicity. The annual event is also a platform to showcase African fashion and designs.
At the event, fashion awards are given to deserving Nigerians. The event promotes made in Nigeria fashion through the fashion show and exhibition.
The event usually takes place on Nigeria’s Independence Day, October 1st at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos.Nigeria.
Have you done anything to make the lives of people living with disabilities better?
Do not discriminate or harm persons with disabilities.
This is a call to serve humanity and promote the well-being of persons living with disabilities.
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