Nollywood queen set to establish women foundation

Newly crowned Queen of Nollywood 2016, Miss Rejoice Chidinma-Akandu, says she has concluded plans to establish a foundation to assist the less privileged women and youths in Kano. Chidinma-Akandu, a Kano born actress said this in Kano on Thursday. Chidinma-Akandu was crowned queen at the recently concluded beauty pageant organised by an Abuja based magazine, Urban Mingles Magazine in Kano. According to her, the decision to set up a foundation is borne out of her desire to support women and youths in terms of empowerment. She said when established, the foundation would impact the lives of women and youths who were the most vulnerable in the society. “I was born and brought up in Kano, hence my decision to establish the foundation here for the benefit of the people of the state.’’ According to her, the foundation will also support youths, especially those involved in drug abuse, thuggery, cultism and other social vices in the society. “Even...

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