SUMMIT: Women urged to brace up for leadership challenges


OYO—FORMER Zimbabwean Vice President, Dr. Joice Mujuru and a former First Lady of Liberia, Senator Jewel Howard-Taylor, have urged women to brace themselves for top political and corporate leadership role instead of resigning to the fate of weaker sex tag.

The two were the special guests of honour at the 2017 National Women’s Summit, held at the International Conference Centre, University of Ibadan, Oyo State.

The three-day annual summit, which was themed, “The resilient woman: making a difference,” was organised by the Officials’ Wives’ Association (OYSOWA), under the auspices of the wife of Oyo State Governor, Mrs. Florence Ajimobi.

The event, which attracted more than 1,000 delegates across the country, was also graced by four Governors: Mr. Akinwumi Ambode (Lagos State), Mr. Seriake Dickson (Bayelsa State); Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola (Osun State) and their host,…

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