Actress, Zynnell Zuh has been honoured by La Mode Magazine for her contribution to Fashion and Style, at the Green October Event held at Oriental Hotel, Lagos.
Commenting on the honour, the actress said:
“I was honoured at the la Mode green October event for my contribution to the entertainment industry. It’s heart warming when colleagues in the industry select me to be honoured for my work and passion and also a motivation for me to keep pushing the boundaries of entertainment here in Africa and the rest of the world.Since the theme for this years event was disability inclusion,I would like to dedicate my award to Persons with disabilities. You disability is not inability. Nobody is good at everything, disadvantages come in different forms so keep pushing , don’t give up and surround yourselves with people who encourage your vision”
The reen October Event is an initiative of La Mode Magazine and La Mode Disability foundation. It is an annual event to create awareness, celebrate, appreciate and support persons living with disabilities. The initiative is an advocacy awareness platform where persons with disability are given a voice.
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons living with Disabilities emphasizes the right to life, equality, and non-discrimination of persons living with disabilities. 2015 edition was focused on Down syndrome, 2016 on Autism, 2017 on Cerebral Palsy , 2018 edition was tagged ‘’Beyond Disabilities ’’.
The 2019 edition is tagged ‘’ Disability Inclusion ‘’making sure everybody has the same opportunities to participate in every aspect of life. Including persons with disabilities in everyday activities and encouraging them to have roles similar to their peers who do not have a disability.