..wants it sustained as signature project for IWD in Ondo

As Ondo State joins the globe to mark the year 2021 International Women’s Day, the Wife of the governor, Arabinrin Betty-Anyanwu Akeredolu is set to make the day memorable with the distribution of SOLAYO Birth kits for pregnant women.

This is part of Her Excellency’s women empowerment initiatives, to ensure that pregnant women across the state have safe delivery by having the needed kits.


The SOLAYO initiative which she conceived in the year 2019 have thousands of pregnant women benefitted across the state, and is set to be repeated this year.

According to Arabinrin Akeredolu, she looks forward to the sustainability of the initiative, saying, “Solayo is a project for IWD celebration. This year is the third edition and I want it sustained as a signature project for IWD in Ondo state”.

Mrs Akeredolu (M), demonstrating the IWD’s #ChooseToChallenge portrait, she’s flanked by the Senior Special Assistants to the governor on Administration and the Media, respectively, Mrs Lizzy Akpan, (L), Miss Oluwatobi Fademi(R)

The International Women’s Day, holds every March 8th, as a United Nations observance to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

He4She men with Her Excellency

The theme for this year’s IWD is ‘Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.’ With #ChooseToChallenge as campaign hashtag.

“A challenged world is an alert world. Individually, we’re all responsible for our own thoughts and actions – all day, every day”.

Mary Agidi

Special Assistant (Media)

March 5, 2021

Published by WonderLady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate


  1. Well done Her Excellently. Keep imparting the women. We appreciate your efforts and may God continue to bless you so that you will be a blessing to others

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  2. Congratulations Your Excellency for your good vision ma. Thanks for #Choosing to challenge maternal deaths among your precious Women of Ondo State,Despite virtual 2021 IWD celebrations. This is a roadmap project to send packing Maternal deaths from Ondo State among committee of States. This is purposeful leadership at covid 19 era. Women need not die needless deaths with Visioners like you ma. A nation not engendered is endangered & an alert world. Women must be saved to bear & raise generations. Only females is favoured to do this even in plants & Animals.You are doing great our own Missioner Happy IWD in advance ma.

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