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IWD 2021: Inner Wheel District 912 fetes women in Badagary

In celebrating the 2021 International Women’s Day, the Inner Wheel District 912, Lagos and Ogun State Nigeria, gathered at the Badagary Local government to celebrate and interact with women on their day.

The Inner Wheel is an International Humanitarian Service organsiation consisting only women.

The International women body went with packed full clothes, food items, drinks baby cuts, baby wears and other materials to celebrate their fellow women.

According to them, bringing joy and smiles to the faces of the indigent women was their priority as they freely interacted with them and share joy together.

Speaking on the occasion, the Inner Wheel District 912 chairman, Mrs Ronke Solomon, said the occasion of International Women’s Day is a day set aside to celebrate the women for their roles in societal development.

Mrs Solomon seized the occasion to call on the women to take the education of their girl child seriously saying, there is no limit as to what a woman can do in life.

She said, “I appeal to the women that they should wake up from their slumbering to take the training of the girl child seriously as they do for the boy child.
They have to rise to the occasion that a girl child has to be educated, make it in life and become better, they can not just be used as housemaids or just bring them up to just go and marry.

They should know that what a boy can do a girl can also do it, the women should tight up their wrappers and make sure their girls get something meaningful doing.”

Also speaking, was the chairman of Badagary local government chairman, Hon Segun Onilude thanked the Inner Wheel District 912 for fin3sing the council worthy of benefitting from their humanitarian services especially on the International Women’s Day.

He said, “Inner Wheel District 912 has done so much well for our people. We are very grateful that out of a lot of communities in Lagos and Ogun state, they found Badagary worthy of benefiting from their humanitarian services. I must say, they have done so much for our people, we are very grateful.”

Over 200 women received gifts varying from clothes, shoes, baby wears rice, beans, garri, noodles among other consumables.

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