South-West women leaders meet Obasanjo in Abeokuta

Some women leaders in Nigeria’s Southwestern states, have met former President Olusegun Obasanjo at his private residence in Abeokuta.

The meeting took place Monday.

The women, led by the Iyalode of Yoruba land, Alaba Lawson, met the former president to discuss the situation in the country, and how to galvanize women for good governance, according to details seen by PREMIUM TIMES.

The meeting discussed how to empower women economically, and how to improve the girl-child education and encourage more women to seek leadership positions in government.

Details later.


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  • King Carlos

    See Obasanjo walking with charisma and authority. Attribute of a strong president.

  • Okiemute

    Where did he get money to build this house on a hill top? May the good Lord, please send a very strong wind to blow off the roof of all houses on hill tops owned by politicians and past thieves who stole the resources of the people of the East & South.Send the wind to blow the houses into the deepest part of the ocean floor.

    • Dumbo

      Go and deal with 97.8% criminals from your area.

    • WITHOUT SUBSTANTIATING YOUR CLAIMS IN COURT, YOU ARE A SLANDERER.

  • Eze1

    …… This Man remains politically relevant despite all the dirts associated with him….. He his Nigeria’s Great Grand Godfather ….Ignore him at your peril

  • wode

    OBJ really means business and it looks like a fight to finish!

  • Yakubu2012

    From the moment King Nebucadnezar began assuming and arrogating God’s place in history and authority to himself his fall became evidently imminent. Pride goes before a fall. OBJ is the god some Nigerians now worship. In this year, God will exterminate all those (men/women), who by their action and word made themselves assumably above God. God’s silence is no Mark of weakness. “The fools says in his heart that their is no God”. The wise will always say: “Father, Thy will be done”.

    • Franklin

      Hater,what do you gain in wishing an old man dead,God is not a man and cannot be mocked.

  • Franklin

    Baba,wishing you a happy new year and more days,keep up the good work.

  • Encore

    Look at his face, an old man telling fat lies! Which Secretary of Military Board has your certificate?
    Has the Secretary not come out to say the Army does not keep anybody’s academic certificates?
    So, what nonsense are you talking about? INEC is asking you for your school certificate, show it.
    INEC is not asking you for certificates of military drills or artillery courses attended in the army.

    • Jimoh

      Are you waking from sleep? The issue is about women visiting Obasanjo!

  • Jimoh

    As human we are bound to err a time or the other. And we all knows this about each other. But when you err and refused you do -arrogance, every one stay away from you, if however you accept you do -humble, there is a flock back to you. We all may agreed that Obasanjo has his days of wrong doings, to every ones knowledge was the third term bid with the attempt on constitutional change but backed down on pressure from Nigerians. Mark this with the arrogance & humbleness. This is exactly what is larking in Gej. Obasanjo has turned a new leaf, hence the flocks of people to his reasoning. He rightly assumed the roll of a true Elder Statesman not an Ethnic leader like Edwin Clark. Period.

  • Stomach Infrastructure

    Baba niyen! Dumbo and his praise singers shall receive their shocker very soon. February is here.

  • kenny

    South west women leaders? Another deceit

  • kokori

    Where is the certiPicate?

  • Garden-City Boy

    Is that the right person to talk to about policies that affect the girl-child……an e- something, expired, grumpy yesterday’s man? may be they went to show him their gele. We hope they did not take their daughters-in-law to the excursion; the risk is enormous.

  • yesIDeeClaire

    Obama should resign. He clearly dislikes his job.