Wife of the Ekiti state governor, Bisi Fayem has launched the Women Empowerment Team (WET), designed to improve capacity building and empowerment programme for women across the 177 wards in the state.
Mrs. Fayemi during the inauguration on Monday explained that the initiative, code named ObinrinKete, is to realise targets of the Sustainable Development Goals 5 – Gender Equality, thereby leaving no woman behind.
She added that the scheme will operate through cluster and cooperative groups across all the State.
Mrs. Fayemi said the Women Empowerment Team (WET) will be a platform for monitoring initiatives that empower, inform and build the capacity of Ekiti women in general and more importantly women living in poverty.
The stakeholders meeting was attended by top government functionaries including the Special Adviser, Development Partnerships/ SDGs, Mrs Margaret Fagboyo; Special Assistant on SDGs, Mrs. Abimbola Solanke, and wives of top government officials