Nigerian singer Yemi Alade has been named as a goodwill ambassador to the United Nations Development Program.
Yemi Alade joins the list of goodwill ambassadors helping the UNDP to champion its sustainable development goals.
Alade’s appointment was announced via the official Twitter page of the UNDP on Wednesday, September 23, 2020
“We’re pleased to welcome Nigerian superstar @yemialadee as our newest UNDP Goodwill Ambassador! We thank Yemi for being our voice for a green and equitable recovery,” the tweet read.
The Nigerian resident representative to the UNDP, Mo Yahya also took to his Twitter page where he expressed his excitement over Alade’s new appointment.
“Super excited by the naming of #Nigerian singer and Afropop star @yemialadee as the newest @UNDP global #GoodwillAmbassador! In her role, Yemi will help raise awareness of the #SDGs focusing on fighting #inequality, #climatechange, and empowering women,” he tweeted.