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Osun: Adeleke’s Wife Reads Riot Acts To Gender Based Violence Offenders



Osun State Governor’s Wife, Mrs. Titilola Adeleke, has warmed members of the public to eschew all forms of gender based Violence against women and girls.

This, among others, formed part of the words of the Governor’s Wife while addressing market men and women during a mega rally round notable markets in Osogbo, Osun State Capital.
Mrs. Adeleke disclosed that, anyone found wanting of armful practices such as rape, female genital mutilation, child abuse, gangsterism,alcoholism, etc shall face the wrath of the law, irrespective of status.

The train of the wife of the Governor’s rally against GBV which started at Orita -Olaiya Junction, to MDS Old and New Orisunbare , Ajegunle and Igbona terminated at Osogbo Grammar School Hall, where a lecture with the theme,” Invest to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls” was held.

The lecture availed the Wife of the Governor the opportunity to advise students to speak out incase of rape with a view to bringing the perpetrators to book.

She enjoined parents to keep an eagle eye on their wards, be their best friends to ward off unforseen circumstances.

The Osun Governor’s Wife who observed that indecent dressing unwarranted co- mixing of both gender during party, drunkiness, among others can trigger rape,
called on the young minds to prioritize their studies, do away with bad companies, and be good ambassadors in the society.

In his closing remarks, the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Women Affairs, Mrs. Abimbola Babatunde, applauded Governor Ademola Adeleke and his wife, Mrs Titilola Adeleke for holistic development of Women and Children in the State.

In his lecture the resource person Dr Oluwatoyin ilesanmi said, outright elimination of gender based violence is a multi sectoral collaborative effort which must be embraced by all.

In their seperate reactions,the Babalojas IIyalojas of MDS, old and new Orisunbare, Ajegunle,
and Igbona markets applauded the wife of the Governor’s initiative aimed at protecting the rights of the women and girls.

They all pleged their support for the present administration, and plead with the State Government not to forget them in the scheme of things

In recognition of Mrs Titilola Adeleke’s commitment to the welfare of women and Children, the Chairman new Orisunbare market, mrs Lola Atoyebi onbehalf of other market men and Women of the market and UNFA representative Mrs Uzoma presented gifts to the wife of the Governor in recognition of her commitment to children and Women welfare in the State.

The mega rally round Osogbo metropolis was graced by the the wife of the HOS, Wife of the Chief of staff,Commisioner for Women Children and Social Affairs represented by the SA to the Governor on Children Affair, Hon Sekinat Khalid, wives of the Commissioners, P DP Women leader in the State Titilola Imole Sisters, Networks of NGOs, Iyaloja-General in Osun State and Students, among others.