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Dr. Olayemi Oyebanji, the First Lady of Ekiti State has solicited the support of Ekiti Female Traditional Chiefs for Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji’s led Administration.

The Governor’s wife conveyed this information during a meeting held in her office in Ado-Ekiti with traditional female Chiefs from the 16 local government areas and the 22 local council development areas of the state.

She promised to always carry the female chiefs along in the activities of her office saying they are the representatives of female folks at the grassroots, hence the need for them to be part of the government activities.

Dr. Oyebanji used the medium to appeal to the women to cooperate with the government by counselling the market women to bring down the prices of food and other essential commodities in the market.

The First Lady assured that the present economic hardship is just for a while, appealing to residents of the State to cooperate with the government by ensuring that life was made easier for common man.

Earlier, the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Peju Babafemi appreciated the female chiefs for their support for the government.

The Commissioner who spoke through the Permanent Secretary, Mrs. Tayo Olatiilu urged the female chiefs to always make themselves available for women’s activities in the State especially the ones that would be organized by the ministry.

Also speaking, the President of the Association, Chief Mrs Iyabo Idowu, Eyelua of Orun-Ekiti, promised that the female chiefs and other women in Ekiti would continue to support the present administration in the state.

There were goodwill messages from the Special Adviser to the governor on Gender Mobilization and Empowerment, Mrs. Kemisola Olaleye and other government officials.

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