Wife of the Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Mrs. Florence Ajimobi on Wednesday made case for a woman becoming the deputy governor of the state in the 2019 general election.
Mrs Ajimobi who recounted that virtually all the states in the Southwest have at one time or the other had a female deputy governor, noted that Oyo state is matured enough and blessed with capable women who can perform at the level more than the men.
She made the appeal while addressing journalist at her Agodi office after distributing gift items to ten orphanage homes in Ibadan as parts of event line up to commemorate her 59thbirthday.
Some of the item distributed include bags of rice, toiletries, cartons of biscuits, fruit juice, cash gifts among others.
Asked on her views about on the call for more women in politics, the governors wife noted that women may not be able to achieve much without the support of their husbands and as such appealed to men across the state to support and encourage their women to take up political offices, particularly at the forthcoming local government elections, expressing confidence in the ability of the women in the state to deliver.
She said, “This is something that has been bothering me for a while. And I think in my own little way I have encouraged women particularly the women in APC to come out and join politics but I want to use this opportunity to appeal to our husbands to give us the opportunity to prove ourselves. We are women and as the bible says,…