Hon Sylvester Ogunkelu, Wale-Raji Anomo’s Partnership Sparks Hope for Women Growth.

Kakalistiq.com reports that Hon. Sylvester Ogunkelu, popularly known as Sketel, representing Epe Constituency II at the Lagos State House of Assembly, and Hon. Akogun Wale Anomo, the Executive Chairman of Ikosi Ejinrin LCDA, have joined forces to empower and celebrate the successful graduation of participants from a 5-day political women’s empowerment program. This initiative exemplifies the spirit of partnership and collaboration towards achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly in human capacity development.

Hon. Sylvester Ogunkelu

The program, organized by Hon. Ogunkelu Sketel in collaboration with Ikosi Ejinrin LCDA, concluded with a grand ceremony attended by esteemed politicians from both within and outside the Epe division. The dignitaries present included the Executive Chairman, Hon. Akogun Wale Anomo, the leader of the House, Hon. Nashu, and other prominent figures.

Akogun Wale Raji Anomo

Speaking on behalf of the political women present, the woman leader of Ikosi Ejinrin LCDA expressed gratitude to Hon. Ogunkelu Sketel for fulfilling his promises to his constituents. She pledged the support and loyalty of the women to committed political office holders like Akogun Wale Anomo and Hon. Ogunkelu Sketel, while also praying for the success of their political ambitions.

Hon. Akogun Wale Anomo expressed his delight at the dedication shown by the participants throughout the 5-day program. He seized the opportunity to announce further initiatives, including a quarterly employment program for IKOSI EJINRIN political women, with an expanded scope to include training in tailoring, hairdressing, shoe-making, and more. Each participant received starting materials and equipment worth millions of naira to kickstart their entrepreneurial journey.

Reacting to the development, Hon. Sylvester Ogunkelu emphasized the significance of collaboration in achieving sustainable development goals. He highlighted the positive impact of partnerships between lawmakers and local government authorities on empowering communities and fostering human resource development. He expressed his optimism about the transformative potential of such initiatives for uplifting women and promoting inclusive growth.

The beneficiaries were full of gratitude and pledged not to take the opportunity for granted. They also promised not to let both the legislator, the chairman, and the LCDA down.


Kaka Babatunde

Kaka Babatunde

I am Kaka Babatunde, a budding academic researcher and media enthusiast whose experience in the media industry spans 3 years under @Ekohotblog as a field reporter. I'm a writer, serial volunteer, and community and youth development enthusiast whose collaborative efforts have immensely contributed to nation-building in Epe LGA, Lagos.

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