Sanwo-Olu wants balancing in grooming of boys, girls
The wife of Lagos State Governor, Dr Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has called for a deliberate balancing in parenting and grooming of boys and girls.
She said this when a group, Kingdom Women, yesterday, staged a walk to draw attention to the plight of girls in Nigeria.
The group, an association of women and ladies, led by Mrs. Adun Akinyemiju walked from Ogba area of the state to Lagos State House, Alausa where they were received by the first lady.
Speaking after their presentation, Sanwo-Olu said that she was excited that they are standing and speaking up for the girl-child. She, however, said that there must be a balance at all times.
According to her, in line with the THEMES agenda of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration, education is given an important place in the scheme of things, reason government and other stakeholders must ensure that the education of boys and girls is taken seriously.
Commending the leader of the group, she said she was always proud of her work and pleased to work with her. Sanwo-Olu said she is also proud to identify with the girl-child, women and groups that champion their cause.
Applauding all those who participated in the walk, she said it was a good commitment that they woke up early to have the walk for the girl-child.
Mrs. Anthony Adaramola, who read the speech of the group, said they are concerned and wished to see girl-child reached their full potentials as well as achieve their dreams and aspirations unhindered.
“Our desire is to see girls grow into adulthood and ultimately become ladies and women. Because of our convictions and vision as Kingdom Women, we have been praying for Nigerian children concerning the opposition the opposition to the fulfillment of their destinies,” she said.