Ogun speaker seeks more women involvement in politics



Mr Olakunle Oluomo, the Speaker, Ogun of  Assembly, on Friday advocated involvement more women in politics to enable them to contribute their quota to building.

Oluomo made the call in Abeokuta in his address at the investiture   the matrons the Ogun chapter a Non-Governmental-Organisation (NGO), the Stand Up for Women Society.

The speaker noted that the role women in national development could not be over emphasised, hence the for them to be massively involved in politics.

Oluomo noted that women might not necessarily political before effecting changes in the society.

He noted that they could canvass or advise fellow women on the right and trusted candidates to support during elections.

“Our women should get involved in politics, talk to fellow women on the right persons to vote for.

“You do not to a political party before you can make a change,” he said.

Oluomo who commended the organisation for always protecting and promoting the welfare women in the society, assured that the Ogun Assembly would continue to initiate bills to  encourage and support women.

Earlier, the National President the organisation,  Mrs Deborah Ijadele-Adetona, said  that women should be respected and considered as partners in progress in building.

Ijadele-Adetona stated that women should not be relegated to the sidelines, noting that “they  play pivotal role in the success any home or society.”

stressing the for the protection the future women, the president encouraged them to remain committed and believe in their capacity to make the necessary change in the society. (NAN)