President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has approved the appointment of legendary singer, Onyeka Onwenu, as the Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of the National Centre for Women Development Abuja.
The appointment is with effect from September 13, 2013.
Born in Onitsha, Anambra State on May 17, 1961, Onyeka Onwenu is a Nigerian singer, actress and politician.
In 2006, she won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Actress in a supporting role.
Previously, she was the chairperson of the Imo State Council for Arts.
She is expected to assume duties immediately.