Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele, the Deputy Governor of Ogun State, speaking on the occasion of the 2020 International Women’s Day Celebration has called on women across the globe to always love and support one another, in order to enhance unity and greater achievements in their various fields.
The Deputy Governor, who made this known while fielding questions from newsmen at the occasion which was themed “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights,” said an equal world is an enabled world and if woman come together and do their bits, it would help bring about gender equality.
According to her, every successful woman is a product of support from a team of other successful women, she stressed the importance of Unity among women at work places, homes, in families, and other areas adding that the support given by each end would all lead to better development for individuals and to the nation as a whole
Speaking about the position of women in Ogun State, the deputy governor commended the Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, for believing in women and building a team around them in his cabinet, saying that it was an indication of his respect for women and trust in them.
“His Excellency, Prince Dapo Abiodun is the only governor in the South West states of Nigeria that has a female deputy governor and that speaks for itself. He is someone who believes in the capacity of women and has demonstrated it in the most explicit way, by bringing women from different fields on board,” she said.