The Ekiti State House Of Assembly Chief Whip, Hon. Mrs Olubunmi Adelugba has urged women to be more actively involved in politics.
The Lawmaker representing Emure Constituency at the Ekiti State House Of Assembly made the remarks when she hosted women in politics from her constituency at her situation office, Emure Ekiti.
Adelugba said the society needed more women in positions of authority to reshape governance and to further influence more development in the society.
Adelugba explained that the time was ripe for Nigerian Women to sit at the table with their men counterparts to being about desired positive changes and growth.
She noted that the Nigerian society needed more women to put themselves in good stead for future leadership roles.
She thanked the wife of Ekiti State Governor , Erelu Bisi Fayemi for providing platforms for more Ekiti women to excel in politics in Ekiti State.
Adelugba said Ekiti State is now a reference point for other states across the federation considering it gender sensitive nature as champion by her Excellency Bisi Adeleye Fayemi.
The chairman Ekiti state House of Assembly committee on Budget and Appropriation encouraged Ekiti women to mobilize for ongoing voters card registration and voters education.
She urged women in politics to continue to retain their political space to be a force to reckon with before, during and after elections in the state and beyond.
Present at the event were the Commissioner for Women Affairs, Alhaja Mariam Ogunlade, Chairman Ekiti State Sport Council, Hon Mrs Olusola Osetoba, all the female councilors, all the women leaders and other female political appointees..
She used the opportunity to distribute ankara fabrics and other items to support the female party members and leaders in her Constituency.
Adelugba thanked the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi for the support of his government towards her as a legislator stressing that the governor’s support has tremendously lifted her politically.
She promised to always stand by the governor, his wife and government ahead of their future endeavours.