Le’Meridien Celebrates Women


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Manager of Starwood Hotels and Resorts Nigeria, Nanji Lawa Tyem, has reiterated the need to celebrate women for their achievements and contributions to the homes and society at large.
Tyem made this remark at an event to mark this year’s International  Womens’ Day celebration organised by the Le Meridien Hotel, Ogeyi place, Port Harcourt.
She noted that women are worth celebrating being behind successful men innovations and creativity world over. She noted that women are strong and can withstand pressure  and have given birth to the presidents, senators, professionals and whoever has life.
The manager called on women to stand up and take their place at the centre of decision making, adding that every women has the potential to excel and achieve development.
In her contribution, the Sales Manager, le’ Meridian, Ogeyi place, Mrs Vindi Suleman, said the programme was the maiden edition of the hotels International Women’s Day celebration.
She noted that the celebration would be organised annually but in different shapes and forms, adding that this year’s celebration was used to honour over 30 women, while 10 women were given award for outstanding performance in their different fields of endeavour.
She said the programme was a huge success as women turned out in their numbers to have fun and ease the stress of hard work that every women go through. Speaking to The Tide after the programme, Mrs Ogechi Obi, said “women’s struggle is not to be equal or like men but to be better women who can make the society a better place to stay”.
She noted that the programme was very exciting as it opened the door of interaction among women at different levels, adding that it would be a thing of joy to be part of the celebration next year.
Speaking on behalf of the awardees,  the President of Oreva Initiative, Mrs Oreva Mathilda Egbi, commended the hotel for recognising hard work and celebrating women, adding that women had achieved much in the country politically, socially and otherwise.
She called on the women to take proper care of their children, saying that many things in the present society challenge the proper up bringing and development of children.
The highlight of the programme include, the cutting of the cake, dancing raffle draw and other presentations that exposed women to lighter moods.