January 18, 2022

Ooni Insists Women, Youth are the Nation’s Life-wire while Hosts US Ambassador in His Palace (PHOTOS)

Ooni Adeyeye with the US Ambassador, Ms Mary Beth Leonard.

By Shola Akingboye, 5 December 2021

The HIM, Ooni Enitan Ogunwusi, the Oja 11, has reiterated his belief in youth, particularly women gender as he described them as trailblazers who are capable of driving national prosperity in various capacities of human endeavour.

The monarch made the declaration while receiving the United States (US) mission in Nigeria led by its Ambassador, Ms Mary Beth Leonard, in his Ife palace, according to the statement posted through his Facebook page by the Ooni.

It reads: “Yesterday, I played gost to the United States (US) mission in Nigeria which was ably led by its Ambassador, Ms Mary Beth Leonard.

“We touched on strategic, heroic and watershed national contributions of women and youth entrepreneurs into various fabrics of our nation.
“They are our trailblazers, lights of our nation, drivers of our national prosperity and embodiment of our precious assets that abounds in our various communities.

“I truly must say a woman is the best man for the job. I, Ooni Adeyeye, I’m a true living witness to this reality.

“I celebrate your doggedness, fearless spirit, an uncompromised bold mission to building socioeconomic spaces and the depth of your commitment to family dignity amongst all.

“My strategic goal in the next 5 years through my various initiatives is to break new economic grounds with 100 female entrepreneurs.

“I must commend the US Ambassador firms believe in this project and most especially applauds the mission continued stride through the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) project.

“This journey is a sacred and epic mission and it has started already and I’m getting closer to this goal by the day.

“It is indeed my joy and pride to see our women taking up boardrooms, leadership and governance positions thought only meant for men and upholding the values of those offices thus leading to new frontiers and greater glory for our nation and the continent of Africa.

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