Wife of the President, Senator Oluremi Tinubu and Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu have urged Nigerian women to unleash their potential for rapid development of the country.
The duo spoke at the ongoing 23rd National Women’s Conference 2023 organised by the Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) with the theme, ‘Unleash Your Potential’.
The First Lady who was the guest of honour called on women across the country to strive towards building a nation where every woman can truly contribute to the prosperity and progress of Nigeria.
Mrs Tinubu said women are naturally empowered to reshape the nation and must leverage on her strength to exhibit potential inherent in them optimally, explaining that women have potential that if appropriately unleashed could transform the society.
“Our diversity is our strength, and it is within this diversity that we find the wellspring of our potential. As women, we have the power to shape the future, to be leaders, to be innovators, to be caregivers, and to be agents of positive change. But to unleash our potential fully, we must continue to break down barriers that limit our progress, challenge stereotypes, and foster an environment of equal opportunity for all,” she said.
In his address, Sanwo-Olu thanked all the past leaders of COWLSO who have kept the conference going for 23 straight years, beginning with the First Lady of the Federal Republic, Senator Oluremi Tinubu.
The governor said her vision was clear to create a platform that will bring women together to discuss and develop ideas and solutions that will help to place them at the centre of national development.