Ini Edo begins UN work in earnest
April 23 will always be ever green in the mind of actress and UN Habitat Youth Envoy, Ini Edo and those who accompany her to Dustbin Estate in Ajegunle Area of Lagos.
Her visit to LOTS Foundation at Dustbin Estate coincided with her birthday hence the gifts packs, t-shirts, food and gift items to the community leaders. But according to her publicist, Platform PR, theessence of the visit is not just birthday. ‘Ini was appointed alongside two others (one Nollywood actor and one Bollywood actor) as ambassadors of the United Nation.
Her responsibilities according to www.unhabitat.org are to promote socially and environmentally sustainable towns and cities with the goal of providing adequate shelter for all in Nigeria and Africa as awhole.
Speaking on this new role Ini said ‘being named a Special Youth Envoy for UN is one of the most interesting moments of my life, I know this ambassadorial role is not going to be an easy task, but it is a call to responsibility. Beyond acting and making people happy on the screen
we need to learn to stretch our hands and touch people’s lives.
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