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Gov’s wife bags ‘Outstanding Humanitarian Award

Gov’s wife bags ‘Outstanding Humanitarian’ Award

By Maria Famakinwa
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The wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu -Akeredolu has reiterated the need for the country to catch up with modern day technology through advocacy.

She made the assertion while delivering a keynote address on the topic “Actualizing Technology Advancement in Nigeria Through Advocacy: The Task Ahead” at the Adekunle Ajasin Auditorium of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo where she  received the National Outstanding Humanitarian Award by the National Association of Nigeria Polytechnic Students (NAPS) in recognition of her contributions towards human development.

The First Lady who revealed that the world has gradually shifted to technology -driven age challenged everyone to key into it, so as not to be left behind.

Mrs Akeredolu commended the present administration in the state for its technologically-driven efforts which according to her indicates the government’s sincerity of purpose and firm resolve to promoting good governance through technological transformation.

In his address, the Acting Rector, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo Mr Adebola Ogundahunsi, he explained that there is a connect between technology and job creation world over and that the advancement of any country depends on the level of technology attained and utilized by such country.

Ogundahunsi  commended Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for his various developmental projects across the state.

Earlier in his speech, NAP National Director of Sports, Comrade Joseph Temitope while thanking the First Lady for her presence explained that the programme was designed to enlighten Nigeria students on self employment   skills as tools for a new Nigeria where justice, rule of law and equity remain the priority.

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