Woman of Honour: Veteran Thespian and Ex- IWS President, Ego Boyo, Clocks 50 Today

Veteran actress and movie producer, Ego Boyo (nee Nnamani), who is popular for her role in the late 80s Soap Opera ‘Checkmate’,  clocks 50 today, September 6.

Boyo is the immediate past and 60th President of International Women Society, IWS. Founded in 1957, IWS is an independent, non-political, non-governmental and non-profit organisation.

On the occasion of her 50th birthday, the Enugu born, venerated thespian took to her Instagram page to request that her friends and well-wishers join her in supporting three charity organisations. According to her, “Today I turn 50 and I am so thankful and grateful to God for his goodness over mylife. I know I have been richly blessed and This year, in lieu of gifts, I am asking my friends, family, colleagues, associates, fans to kindly join me in supporting any one of these three charities. @warif_ng was set up as a response to the high incidence of sexual assault, rape and human trafficking against women and young girls across Nigeria. The scourge of Sexual assault and Rape is a terrible scourge and @warif_ng is in the battle to raise awareness through advocacy, provide preventive measures, and support for those who have suffered this abuse.”

Ego Boyo is married with children to Her marriage to Omamofe Boyo, the Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer of Oando Plc, is blessed with children.

Founded in 1957, IWS is an independent, non-political, non-governmental and non-profit organisation.

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