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Oyo First Lady Honoured By Ghana Institute



By Olusakin Babalola, Ibadan

Mrs Florence Ajimobi, wife of Oyo State Governor,has been described as a woman of exemplary charcter who is passionate about bringing succour to the lives of the downtrodden and the vulnerables in the society.

This assertion was made on Monday in Ibadan by the Executive Director
of the Chartered Institute of Public Resources Management and Politics (CIPRMP Ghana Dr Richard Poku during her investiture as a Fellow of the Institute.

Dr Poku disclosed that information about Mrs Ajimobi which was confirmed revealed that She has practically spent h all her lives to impact the lives of poor people’s in the society adding that She has left an indelible print on the sands of time.

Her vision, He further said ,has put an end to poverty “as children from orphanage homes and those from Schools for the disabled have benefitted tremendously from her philanthropy .She is a model in service delivery.We are proud of her”

Dr Poku said that his Institute was impressed that it was during the administration of Governor Ajimobi that a governor served two terms pointing out that the achievements recorded were unparalleled in the state.

The Director clarified that the honour was not for all and sundry in the countr.y disclosing that few patriots like Chief Afe Babalola SAN,Emir of Kano,Alhaji Sanusi Lamido Sanusi,Alhaja Aisha Buhari and others have similarly been honoured.

He prayed that God would continue to protect Mrs Ajimobi and his family in order to serve humanity the more as she has been doing.

In her remark after her investiture,Mrs Ajimobi who announced that She dedicated the award to women in Oyo State assured that She would continue to be a source of blessing to humanity.

“My passion has always been to raise a generation of women who are independent and who will be assets to their homes,societies and the continent ,She said.

The First Lady reiterated that She was committed to bringing hope to ertswhile hopeless situations and to always being a beacon of light in a world enveloped in darkness.,”I am committed to bringing the vision of change we desire in Africa to reality.”

She added that her doors are still open “my ears are ever ready to listen and my hands are always available to help.I will do my best and with the grace and help of God move this institute forward and to leave it better than I met it”

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