Edo Govt seeks partnership with Diaspora community in empowering women


Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has expressed readiness to partner Edo indigenes in the diaspora to engender social economic growth, especially in empowering women and girls in the state.

L-R: Chief Executive Officer, National Eco Capital, Dr. Eugene Itua; Gender and Development Advocate, Ms. Blessing Itua; Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki; Chief of Staff to the Governor, Chief Taiwo Akerele; and Permanent Secretary, Edo State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs. Julie Olatunji, during the courtesy visit by Ms. Itua to the governor at the Government House, Benin City, on Monday, January 22, 2018.

Obaseki disclosed this when he hosted Ms. Blessing Itua, a United States of America-based Edo indigene and Gender and Development Advocate/Founder, Blessing of Africa Empowerment, who was on a courtesy visit to the governor, at the Government House, Benin City.