The MD/CEO of Klick Konnect Networks Akure, Chief Dr Alex Ajipe, has felicitated with the wife of Ondo State Governor, Chief Mrs. Betty Anyanwu Akeredolu as she celebrates her birthday today.
In a statement by his media aide Solomon Adewoye, Ajipe described the first Lady of Ondo State as living legend and epitome of inspiration who has inspired many people through her projects and also as a God fearing woman who happens to be a great pillar of strength to the governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu
According to him, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu is a role model to many by her way of life. He described her as a rare breed with a heart of gold for humanitarian work for the people of the state.
Ajipe described the commitment of the Ondo State First Lady, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu- Akeredolu to women empowerment as unquantifiable and highly commendable.
He noted that Arabinrin Akeredolu is the first Ondo State first lady to embark on programmes that cut across emancipating the girl child, women and the less privileged , adding that Mrs. Akeredolu’s Breast Cancer Awareness program is second to none and has won international recognition.
“As a women’s rights activist and girl-child education advocate, you always lent your voice to the voiceless and the under-privileged women and girls in the society.
“Over the years, you have put the welfare of Nigerian children and women at the fore.
“Being a staunch critic of child marriage and violence against women, you are a role model to many women across the world.
“Your Excellency, your passion for women empowerment and dedication to improving the well-being and lives of women and children through your advocacy and programmes across Ondo State and beyond are enviable and worth celebrating
“As First Lady, you have inspired women to develop initiatives to ensure that our women can BE MORE and we have seen many of them doing well with what they have learnt through you.
‘I rejoice with you as you celebrate your birthday. I wish you sound health, wisdom and good guidance as you move with the task of repositioning and addressing the plights of women in the country,” Ajipe said.