Victor Akinkuolie, Ado-Ekiti
Ekiti State First Lady, Erelu Bisi Fayemi has warned against abandoning COVID-19 safety protocols.
She said a second wave of the virus was possible in view of recent unrest in the country and reopening of the Airports.
Erelu Fayemi stated this during the meeting of Ekiti State Council of Oloris (wives of monarchs) at the Onisan Palace, Isan Ekiti, Oye Local Government Area of the State.
She urged the Oloris to use their positions to enlighten the people on the need to observe all safety protocols and join hands with the government in the battle to curtail the virus.
Erelu Fayemi urged the Council of Oloris and people at the occasion to realise that any government in power is for a limited time, stressing that the monarchs are the lasting Excellencies that the people will rely on most of the time for guidance.
She also canvassed support for the policies of the Dr Kayode Fayemi- led-administration, including the Gender Based Violence (GBV).
She said the government was prepared to empower FGM practitioners who are ready to leave the practice in exchange for a more vibrant livelihood.
The governor’s wife also urged the Oloris to join her in doing more for the elderly in their communities by being aware of their various needs, including monetary, food and health care.
Erelu Fayemi who lauded the Oloris for their steadfastness said they will play critical roles in the Entrepreneurship Empowerment programmes that the government is about rolling out.
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