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.

Yemi Alade says she is excited about her new role in the UNDP via Instagram@YemiAlade

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.


In her response, the music star said she can’t wait to help champion the sustainable development goals of the UNDP.

“I am super excited to join the global @undp family as a #GoodwillAmbassador! In this new role, I will be a champion Flexed biceps for the #sustainabledevelopmentgoals & will shine aElectric light bulb on the impacts of #COVID19 on the poorest & most vulnerable communities. #AfricanAmbassador.” she tweeted.


Congratulations to Yemi Alade as she joins the list of celebrities around the world who are ambassadors for the International organisation.

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