Governor Ademola Adeleke delivers on campaign commitments, empowers hundreds of indigent women in Osun State

by Adabanija Kamorudeen

Osun State Governor, H.E Governor Ademola Adeleke, reaffirms his resolute commitment to the well-being of indigent vulnerable women in the state. In a collaborative effort with the World Bank through the Ministry of Women, Children, and Social Affairs, the Governor continues his transformative initiatives, empowering another hundred indigent vulnerable women from Atakumosa East.

This follows the successful empowerment of thousands in Ifedayo and Olaoluwa Local Governments, marking a significant step towards fulfilling Governor Adeleke’s campaign promise to enhance the benefits for women in his administration.

The empowerment initiative, which began in Ifedayo Local Government, provided many women with resources serving as a source of income. Progressing to Olaoluwa Local Government, hundreds more were empowered, and on the 22nd of November, 2023, the focus shifted to Atakumosa East. Here, another hundred indigent vulnerable women were equipped with tools for sustainable income generation, highlighting Governor Ademola Adeleke’s dedication to uplifting women across the state.

Honourable Commissioner for Women, Children, and Social Affairs, Hon. (Mrs) Ayobola Fadeyi Awolowo , emphasized the state government’s unwavering commitment to advancing the welfare of women and children. Speaking at the event, she underscored the ongoing collaboration with the World Bank, affirming the commitment to creating an enabling environment for vulnerable women to thrive. The empowerment event in Atakumosa East stands as a testament to the state’s proactive measures in addressing the needs of its most vulnerable citizens.

Distinguished guests at the event included Honourable Commissioner For Women, Children, And Social Affairs, Hon Ayobola Fadeyi Awolowo; Special Adviser To The Governor On Children, Hon Temilade; PS Ministry of Women, Children And Social, Mrs Abimbola Babatunde; SA To The Governor On Social Affairs, Hon Soji Fagbohun ; and representatives from the World Bank.

Their presence underscores the collaborative efforts between the government and international agencies to uplift the lives of vulnerable women in Osun State.

This empowerment initiative aligns with Governor Ademola Adeleke’s commitment to inclusivity and economic empowerment. The strategic partnership with the World Bank reflects a shared vision to create sustainable solutions for vulnerable women, providing them with the tools and resources needed to enhance their economic independence.

As the program unfolds across local governments, Governor Ademola Adeleke’s administration continues to set a precedent for effective governance that prioritizes the welfare of vulnerable populations.
The collaborative efforts with international organizations showcase a commitment to leveraging resources for the betterment of Osun State’s citizens, particularly its indigent vulnerable women.

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