By Festus Fifen.
As part of the celebration of the commemoration of international Women’s Day in Kogi State, wife of the Kogi state Governor Mrs. Rashida Bello has through her pet project Kogi Women and Youth Advancement Foundation (KOWYAF) empowered a total of 420 women in Kogi State.
In a statement signed by Titi Lemboye, Twenty women from each of the Twenty-One Local Government Areas were empowered to start small scale business or boost their existing ones, in commemoration of the International Women Day 2017, which is themed ‘Be Bold For Change’.
International Women Day is a global celebration of past and present accomplishments of women and an opportunity to look ahead to the untapped potentials and opportunities for the future generations of women. The essence of International Women Day is to celebrate and appreciate the achievement of womenSocially, Economically, Politically and culturally.