A non-authorities company, Live Abundantly Empowerment Initiative, has searched for ladies’ empowerment because it marked the 2019 International Women’s Day amidst a laugh, glamour, and enlightenment. The occasion had the presence of specialists from private and government corporations, inclusive of the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB; National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Person, NAPTIP and International Organisation for Migration, IOM, all of which educated and shed extra light on girls’ problems based totally on their respective fields.
They also deliberated on the subject matter of the event, ‘Think Equal, Build Smart Innovate for Change,’ in a panel discussion that focused on Education and Equality, Peace, and Justice. The training panelists, comprising member, Lagos Teaching Service Commission, Mr. Jacob Ashaka, a former Permanent Secretary, Education District IV, Mrs. Lola Are-Adegbite, Education Consultant, Abimbola Sotuminu and Founder, Children’s Development Centre, Dr. Yinka Akindayomi, all submitted that training of women is prime to obtain monetary emancipation.
The second panelists covered Zonal Commander, NAPTIP Lagos, Mr. Daniel Atokolo, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Panti Division, Mrs. Yetunde Longe Programme Director, IOM, Abraham Tamrat, dealt drastically on problems referring to equality, peace, and justice as its worries ladies. In her cope with, Board Secretary, SUBEB, Folusho Kehinde commended the agency for assisting government efforts in promoting the cause of women and the prone inside the society through its educational campaigns. She said: “Live Abundantly has been regular with its dreams of letting ladies and children recognize their rights in addition to preparing them to participate inside the monetary sphere thru education and enlightenment. This absolute confidence might go far in shaping society into sanity.
The founder of the company, Dr. Ama Onyerima, reiterated the importance of schooling to women’s empowerment, leading to financial growth. She expressed fear that more than thirteen.2 million Nigerian kids are out of college, 60% (eight million) are ladies. This requires the intervention of all stakeholders. We want to exchange the reputation quo. Our women need to develop up into ladies that might effectively remodel the societal landscape. We need to quit gender disparity and appreciate girls’ efforts. We have also to empower the lady infant and keep her in college”, she maintained.