Chief Dr. Mrs. Ifeanyi Anne Nwabukwu, the founder of African Women’s Cancer Awareness Association (AWCAA), recently turned 71 years old. Her birthday was celebrated on July 4th alongside the United States of America. As a highly respected and accomplished woman, the occasion was marked with great fanfare and accolades to recognize her outstanding achievements.
Excel Global Media Group Inc., USA, publisher of Excel Magazine International, took the lead in celebrating a woman of diverse talents, which includes her contributions towards minimizing cancer-related deaths in African women, as well as her many medical missions to the African continent. They expressed their well wishes for her and hope for many more beautiful years of service to humanity.
Some of those who gave remarkable compliments to the Nwabukwu leader are Breast Care for Washington DC, which is one of AWCAA’s partners; Prince George’s County Government; Enugu State Government from Nigeria, where she originates; the Baltimore section of Anioma Association USA Inc, Washington DC; and the Sierra Leone Embassy.
Representatives from the organizations mentioned above as well as members of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses of North America were present at the event.
In its letter of congratulations to Dr Nwabukwu, signed by its Chief of Mission, His Excellency, Ambassador SidiqueAbou-Bakarr Wai, the Sierra Leonean embassy said, “The African Women’s Cancer Awareness Association have been a good friend of the Sierra Leone community as far back as 2006, when you took your maiden visit to Sierra Leone. This friendship and working relationship continued up to 2021, when your organisation partnered with the embassy of Sierra Leone and Howard University in co-sponsoring a successful COVID-19 vaccination. We thank you and wish you continued service to the immigrant community in Washington DC metropolitan area.”
Another letter, signed by Prince George’s County Executive – Angela Alsobrooks, stated “This is an exciting day. May you fondly reflect upon all the wonderful years and events that have enriched and fulfilled your life. This is a tremendous milestone in your life, and I am Prince George’s Proud to wish you a Happy 71st Birthday. Please accept the enclosed certificate along with my best wishes on this marvelous and joyous occasion.”
The Enugu State government sent a congratulatory message describing Dr. Nwabukwu as a “beacon of light” who has contributed greatly to Enugu State, the United States, and other continents through her various medical missions.
The Enugu State government, through the Special Adviser to the Governor on Diaspora Matters, Hon. Mrs. Olangwa Ezekwu Esq, sent a congratulatory message to Dr. Nwabukwu, describing her as “a shining beacon of light” who has contributed greatly to Enugu State, the United States, and other continents through her medical missions. The state government conferred on her the title of “Nwannedinamba 1 of Enugu State” and expressed pride in her selfless service to the state. The government also wished her continuous protection, good health, and happiness, and presented her with an honorary award on behalf of Enugu State.
Boniface Ihiasota, the Chief Executive Officer of Excel Global Media Group, made a pledge to publish details of the event in the forthcoming global edition of Excel Magazine International, while leading the media organization’s team to the occasion.
Photo speaks of Dr. Nwabukwu 71st Birthday in Maryland USA.