Ondo state Commandant of the state security Network, Amotekun, Akogun Adetunji Adeleye says his command will continue to make the state unsafe for kidnappers, criminals and anyone likely to foment troubles from now and till after the 2023 General election.

Akogun Adeleye who stated this at the closing of the 4th FOWOSO summit held in Akure, ondo state applauded the giant strides of the wife of the state governor, Mrs Betty Anyawu-Akeredolu for training and empowering women, thereby bringing them out of poverty which he described as the number one reason people go into crime in the society.

Akogun Adeleye noted that they would leave no stone unturned to reduce the rate of crime and other forms of violence in the state as the security agency would deal with criminal elements.

Akogun Adeleye who is also the chairman at the occasion, congratulated Mrs Akeredolu for building a legacy to be proud of stressing that FOWOSO had brought opportunities to women and girls.


The Commander added that the First Lady has been a pillar of support for women in the state and has also built girls through her “BEMORE” programme urging women in the state to always key into the program for a sustainable development.

Speaking, the wife of the governor, Mrs Betty Anyawu-Akeredolu who congratulated women in the state for a successful summit said the programme had touched all areas that affect women.

Mrs Anyawu- Akeredolu appealed to women to always make use of all that they had learnt to improve themselves and the state in general.

Mrs Akeredolu congratulated all the beneficiaries of the empowerment programmes during the FOWOSO Summit urging them to make judicious use of the materials given to them and not sell.


In her own goodwill message, wife of the Lagos State governor, Mrs Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu who expressed her gratitude to Mrs Akeredolu for always supporting women of Ondo State said the theme for this year’s FOWOSO Summit was apt and timely.

Mrs Sanwo-Olu represented by Mrs Bukola Akosile stressed that FOWOSO initiative is focused on empowering women and must be sustained, urging the participants to avail themselves of any means through which they can enhance their knowledge.


Wife of the Ondo State Head of Service, Mrs Biola Ogundele, also described Mrs Akeredolu as an example of courage as she has given women a voice.

Mrs Ogundele encouraged women not to relegate themselves to the background and always stand for what is right as they are the mirror for the upcoming generations.


The closing of the 4th FOWOSO Summit witnessed parade by women from the 18 local government areas of the state, women lead organisations, OSSAEP , BRECAN, NYSC corps and band.

It also featured cultural display, old people dance and raffle draw.

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