Efuape Tasks Ogun Women on Capacity Building, Pledges Support for NAWOJ~NEWSEXTRA - News Extra Online



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Monday, 17 August 2020

Efuape Tasks Ogun Women on Capacity Building, Pledges Support for NAWOJ~NEWSEXTRA

For women to effectively sustain their contributions to societal development, there is a need for them to build their  capacity and work on their self confidence. 

Commissioner for Women Affairs in Ogun State,  Mrs 
Funmilayo Efuwape stated this in abeokuta while receiving the new executives of the Nigeria Association Of Women Journalists, NAWOJ Ogun state Chapter led by Comrade Modupeola Sobukonla at her Oke-mosan Office in , Abeokuta.

Describing women as important creatures whose
contributions to the development of any household, community, state or nation could not be overlooked, Mrs Efuwape said women must strive to acquire requisite skills and competencies that can put them in good stead to discharge their duties.

She equally stressed the need for women to be their sister's keeper and bond together, especially in view of myriads of challenges confronting their well-being and realization of their full potentials. 

While promising her support for NAWOJ in the state, Mrs Efuwape also tasked the new executives to think out of the box, in order to effectively live up to the mandate of championing the cause of women' in the state. 

On her part, Special Advicer to the Governor on Women affairs in Ogun State, Mrs Adijat Adeleye Oladapo said the state government wad gender friendly and would be willing to work with women groups such as NAWOJ to deliver on its various mandates for women in the state.
Earlier, the State Chairperson of NAWOJ, 
Comrade Modupeola Sobukonla had expressed the desire of the association to give  voice to the voiceless women in the society and work hand in hand with government, corporate bodies, other organizations and willing individuals to achieve set objectives. 

Mrs Sobukonla therefore called for a sustainable partnership, between NAWOJ and the ministry especially in the area of policy articulation and implementations among others.

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