Browsing: Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu

The rally, organized by the Purple Women Foundation in collaboration with the Nigerian Governors’ Wives Forum tagged “One Million Women March Against Gender Discrimination,” saw the First Lady and the women marching from Lagos State Secretariat to the House of Assembly in Alausa, Ikeja where they were received by principal officers, including the Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa; Deputy Speaker, Wasiu Eshinlokun; Majority Leader, Sanai Agunbiade; Chairman, House Committee on Women Affairs, Poverty Alleviation and Job Creation, Hon Mojisola Alli-Macaulay, among others.

The workshop, with the theme: “The 21st Century Boy Child: Creating a Vision for Transformation,” is an essential component of the novel Boy Child Initiative of the Office of the Lagos First Lady designed to bring issues affecting boys to the front burner and proffer workable solutions.

The Governor, who spoke at the launch of a Social Welfare Integrated Program Initiative (SWIPI) aimed at supporting orphanages, elderly care homes, and others in the areas of addressing their infrastructure, medical, education, nutrition, and training needs, said there is a lot to be done to care for the less privileged in the society and that his government would not give excuses.   

COWLSO Chairman and First Lady of Lagos State, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu said this at a press conference held at Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja to announce activities lined up for the 21st National Women’s Conference of the Committee which is scheduled to hold between 26th and 28th October 2021 at The Convention Centre, Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The initiative, tagged: “The 21st Century Boy Child: Creating a Vision for Transformation,” according to a press statement by the Assistant Director of Public Affairs, Office of Lagos State First Lady, Olubukonla Nwonah, is aimed at ensuring that the boy child is not left behind in the scheme of affairs.