Ogun Speaker canvasses bigger space for women in governance


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From: Laide Raheem, Abeokuta

The Speaker, Ogun State House of Assembly, Suraj Ishola Adekunbi, has referred to as for involvement of extra ladies in governance saying, “ladiesĀ posses the needed capability to contribute positively to the event of any society”.

In accordance with him, lively participation of girls within the means of governance is important in attaining national improvement.

Adekunbi, who noted Governor Ibikunle Amosun-led administration, in the final six years, had involved more ladies in governance, made this call in Ago-Iwoye, at an interactive meetingĀ  with the All Progressives Congress (APC) Ladies Leaders in Ogun East senatorial district, as a part of his gubernatorial familiarisation visits to senatorial districts in the state.

The Speaker lauded the women for his or her help, notably within the area of coverage and solicited more help at making certain the sustainability of the legacies of the current administration.

He careworn the essence of girls in political and public administration, urging them to mobilise themselves for more political participation at all levels of presidency.

Adekunbi, accompanied on the visit by some APC chieftains within the state, nevertheless, implored the women group to help Ogun West’s quest to supply the subsequent governor in 2019.

He additionally urged the group to help his gubernatorial ambition, noting “the duty ahead requires a succesful individual, who has been part of the inspiration of the rebuilding mission of the state”.

Of their respective remarks, the leaders of the ladies group, Mrs. Oyinkansola Cole, Hon. Aderounke Soyoye and Alhaja W.O Quadri, looked for extra appointments of girls in government to reinforce good governance.