Women should be allowed to unleash their potentials and participate in the development of the nation.
The wife of Ondo state Governor, Mrs Betty Anyawu Akeredolu was speaking at the First summit of Forum for wives of Ondo state officials Fowoso ,to mark the first year anniversary of the association held at the international event centre the Dome in Akure.
Mrs Akeredolu while expressing her joy with the fact that Fowoso is having its first anniversary said its worthy of note that the forum has been able to build women who would make a change in the socio economic development in Ondo state.
In her remarks wife of Ogun state Governor Funsho Amosun lauded Mrs Akeredolu for her impactful role in the lives of Ondo of state women and charged women to believe in themselves.
Also speaking health specialist world bank Liberia Dr Munirat Ogunlayi urged the society to make things easy for the women by providing them with necessary amenities which would make them comfortable due to their sensitive nature.
The event featured conversation with supportive husbands which involved Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, the Olubaka of Oka,Oba Adebori Adeleye and a world bank consultant, Dr Olajide Ogunlayi, poster presentation of Fowoso outreach programs in local governments among others
No fewer than 1800 women have been empowered across the 18 local government areas of Ondo state through the Fowoso initiative