Mr. Darren Walker, President of the FORD FOUNDATION Wednesday July 19th 2017 commended Ms. Tobore Ovuorie, founder of the Media Initiative Against Human trafficking and Women Rights Abuse (MIAHWRA) for her anti-human trafficking works.
Mr. Walker and Ms. Ovuorie met at AFRINOLLY, Lagos where they were guests of the latter.
Mr. Walker on a working visit to Nigeria spent over two hours at AFRINOLLY Lagos. AFRINOLLY, a creativity and technology hub partners with the FORD FOUNDATION.
FORD FOUNDATION grantees showed Mr. Walker some of the works they have done and are still doing with grants obtained from the global nonprofit. One of such works is AFRINOLLY’s forthcoming documentary on human trafficking which features Ms. Ovuorie.
AFRINOLLY showed a 20 minutes clip from the yet-to-be-released film.
Mr. Walker and colleagues from the United States after the presentations, walked up to Ms. Ovuorie commending her for her remarkable anti-human trafficking works.
Ms. Ovuorie called on everyone at the gathering to join in ending human trafficking in Nigeria and the world.
“Human trafficking is real. Life never remains the same for survivors” she added.