Ahead of the governorship election in Ekiti State, a Nongovernmental Organization under the aegis of Mothers and Beyond International has embarked sensitisation of citizens of the state, particularly the women to enlighten then on electioneering matters.
The Mothers and Beyond International will today hold a one-day interactive seminar with the theme: “Impact of Women in Politics” will take place today (Wednesday) at Delight Hotel, Ilawe road, Ado-Ekiti aimed at educating women on electioneering activities.
The facilitator and President of Mothers and Beyond International, Mrs Bolaji Egbeyemi Olagbaju in a press statement seminar was 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 the voting process.
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She added that the seminar will also sensitize the participants on civic engagement and provide navigational tools for the young aspiring women in politics and to identify champions for mentoring.
Olagbaju said the former Presidential candidate of KOWA party, Professor (Mrs) Remi Sonaiya, the former Ekiti state Deputy Governor, Professor (Mrs) Dupe Adelabu and Mrs Margaret Fagboyo of the DFID South West, Lagos would be the Guest Speakers.
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