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Interactive seminar to sensitise Ekiti women on political participation, voting process holds Wednesday

By Nike Ching on 13/03/2018

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•President of Mothers and Beyond International, Bolaji Egbeyemi Olagbaju
•President of Mothers and Beyond International, Bolaji Egbeyemi Olagbaju

As the governorship election in Ekiti State draws near, an NGO, Mothers and Beyond International, is organising a one-day interactive seminar for women on involvement and participation and electioneering matters.

The seminar with theme, “Impact of Women in Politics” will take place tomorrow (Wednesday) at Delight Hotel, Ilawe Road, Ado-Ekiti, as part of efforts to encourage participation of women in politics and electioneering activities.

The facilitator and President of Mothers and Beyond International, Mrs. Bolaji Egbeyemi Olagbaju, in a press statement seminar is aimed at supporting and promoting global Sustainable Development (SDG) goal on equality and fairness.

She noted that the seminar will also educate women on electoral processes including registration as eligible voters and collection of the Permanent Voters Cards among other necessary information on voting process.

She added that the seminar will also sensitise the participants on civic engagement and provide navigational tools for the young aspiring women in politics and to identify champions for mentoring.

Mrs. Olagbaju said the former Presidential candidate of KOWA party, Professor (Mrs.) Remi Sonaiya; former Ekiti State Deputy Governor, Professor (Mrs.) Dupe Adelabu; and Mrs. Margaret Fagboyo of the DFID South West, Lagos, would be the Guest Speakers.

Source News Express

Posted 13/03/2018 8:43:25 PM

 

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