No fewer than 500 girls throughout Osun State have obtained assist to spice up their ventures from the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi.
Talking on the Ooni Annual Ladies Empowerment Workshops 2018 held on the Oba Okunade Sijuade Corridor, Enuwa Ile-Ife, Oba Ogunwusi described micro-economy growth, as a viable catalyst of speedy financial development within the growing international locations, and a sustainable resolution to its varied socio-economic challenges.
In accordance with the revered monarch, the initiative have to be pushed by lively participation of individuals on the grassroots by means of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises.
Bemoaning stage of poverty among the many mass of Nigerian individuals, Oba Ogunwusi stated there was an pressing want for individuals on the helm of affairs to provide precedence to girls and youth empowerment.
He stated: “The answer to Nigerian financial drawback, like many different growing counties is the event of micro-economy by means of small and medium scale enterprises. We’ve to start out empowering the ladies and our youth to be an lively stakeholders within the financial growth.
“It’s time for us to alter our technique of nation -building, we should prioritise girls and youth empowerment to drive the micro-economy and increase financial actions within the nation usually.
“If you happen to empower one lady, you may have empowered greater than a nation. Ladies are completely different of their method and mannerism, they’re the pillar of each dwelling, they’re the custodian of properties, they make good properties.”