Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr, the elected Mayor of Freetown, Sierra Leone, has graced the stage at the inaugural Africa Conference 2023 in Abuja.

This conference, convened by the former World Bank Vice President and Nigerian Minister, Obiageli Ezekwesili, has gathered disruptive leaders from across Africa.

Aki-Sawyerr joins an esteemed lineup of speakers who are inspiring and motivating attendees to champion good governance, democracy, accountability, and integrity in Africa. In her address, she reaffirmed her unwavering commitment to advocating for these fundamental values, not only in Sierra Leone but also across the entire continent.

Honored by her invitation as a Special Guest, Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr is generously sharing her experiences and insights, emphasizing the vital role of citizen collaboration with value-driven leaders throughout Africa. She firmly believes that such collaborations will be instrumental in driving positive change across the continent.

The Africa Conference 2023 aspires to serve as a catalyst for transformative leadership, fostering cooperation among dedicated leaders who are shaping Africa’s future. Aki-Sawyerr’s active participation underscores her tireless dedication to advancing governance and democracy in Sierra Leone while contributing to the betterment of Africa as a whole.

As the conference unfolds, the continent eagerly awaits the outcomes of this gathering of visionaries and change-makers, all united in their shared mission to usher in a brighter future for Africa.