Globacom’s representatives at the Worldwide Day of the Girl Child, Mrs. Justina Abdulateef (3rd left), and Mrs Temitope Oke, (3rd proper) with a few of the secondary faculty college students who participated at an occasion sponsored by the firm to mark the Day at Landmark Occasion Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos on Thursday.
Former Deputy Governor of Lagos State and an Educationist, Princess Adebisi Sosan, has paid tribute to nationwide telecommunications operator, Globacom, for supporting the celebration of the Worldwide Day of the Girl Child.
Talking at the occasion held at the Landmark Occasion Centre in Lagos on Thursday, Princess Sosan stated that it was a mark of excellent company citizenship for Globacom to sponsor a programme designed to assist promote the welfare of the woman little one.
“I give kudos to Glo for supporting this noble goal. Ladies are the molders of society, the homemakers, the ones that make the world nice, the ones that promote peace and stability in the world. I’m delighted the United Nations put aside October 11 yearly as the Worldwide Day of the Girl Child to assist draw consideration to the plight of women. I’m joyful that via the help of organizations like Globacom we’re in a position to be part of the remainder of the world to mark this present day”, Princess Sosan stated.
She urged the women drawn from a number of secondary colleges in Lagos who attended the discussion board to embrace info and communications know-how (ICT) to beat at this time’s world. The colleges included Grace Excessive Faculty, Gbagada; Chrisland Faculty, Lekki; Lagoon Faculty, Lekki; Baptist Ladies Academy, Palmgrove, and Peace Lane Faculty, Iju.
Mrs Temitope Oke of Globacom; Former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Princess Adebisi Sosan, Mrs. Justina Abdulateef additionally of Globacom, and Writer of e-Enterprise Life journal, Mrs. Ufuoma Emuophedaro, at the 2018 Worldwide Day of the Girl Child sponsored by the Globacom in Lagos on Thursday.
Globacom’s consultant at the occasion and Supervisor, Public Sector, Lagos, Mrs Justina Abdulateef, defined that the firm partnered with the organizers to assist understand the aims of the Girl Child Day and to encourage younger women to try to understand their potentials.
She inspired contributors to rise above stereotypes and discriminations that had deterred many women from pursuing their goals, including that, with dedication, they might excel in hitherto male-dominated areas comparable to Engineering and ICT. “You will need to, subsequently, by no means let anybody restrict your potentialities. When you set your thoughts to it, there may be nothing you can not obtain as a lady”, Mrs Abdulateef acknowledged.
Additionally talking at the occasion, the Convener of the discussion board and Writer of e-Enterprise Life journal, Mrs Ufuoma Emuophedaro, stated the aims of the Worldwide Girl Child Day had been “to unfold consciousness about points confronted by women and to advertise women’ empowerment and success of their human rights whereas additionally highlighting the challenges that women throughout the world face”. The challenges embody lack of entry to schooling, gender bias, early marriage and sexual abuse.