Hafsat Abiola


Hafsat Abiola-Costello born Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria August 21, 1974. Nigerian human rights activist; founded Kudirat Initiative for Democracy (KIND) 1999 for her assassinated mother, to promote African democracy; treasurer Women’s Learning Partnership for Peace; founded China Africa Bridge 2008; Cambridge Peace Commission Youth Peace award 1997; Goi Peace Award 2016.


Take your light and take your love into the world as the only weapons that we need to make this world truly glorious, truly beautiful, and astonish all of life.” (Nov. 9, 2001, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation; photo Wikipedia)