KIND in partnership with Youth Poll Naija, Mentored young women for civic political participation in politics
On 11th of July, 2018 Kudirat Initiative for Democracy, (KIND) in collaboration with Youthpoll Naija organized a one-day summit in Ado-Ekiti themed “Mentoring Young Women for Civic Participation”.
The aims of the event are:
- To encourage young women to take charge of societal development by participating in politics
- To enlighten them on how to attain leadership positions in all spheres, especially the political
- To train them on the need to be assertive in decision making so as not to be relegated to the background by men.
Notable dignitaries who have excelled in their different fields were featured at the event. They include the keynote speaker, Erelu Bisi Adeleye-Fayemi; Mrs. Funmilayo Olayinka, the former deputy Governor of Ekiti State and Mrs. Bimbola Oni, the Executive Director of National Development for Employment.
Representing the civil society were Mr. Rasheed Owonifari, the Head of Administration, Kudirat Initiative for Democracy (KIND) and Mrs Yetunde Adamo, Executive Director, Women for Change Initiative.