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Soroptimist President hinges national devt. on women empowerment

Anthonia Duru

A Development expert and entrepreneur, Helen Majemite, has hinged the development of any nation on women empowerment.

Majemite, who was recently appointed as the President of Soroptimist Club of Ikoyi, made this statement recently, in Lagos State, while addressing journalists on activities lined up for her investiture ceremony which will hold on Thursday October 1, 2020, in Lagos.

Majemite who, while answering questions on her plans for women said, during her tenure she would embark on massive training of women on different vocational skills.

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Said she, “We will embark on advocacy and also train women on different skills. We have contacted  some vocational centres and we already have agreement with them. We will give the trainees seed capital which they will work with.

“We will also monitor and mentor them. Women development is very key to the empowerment of any nation. No nation will attain greatness if they neglect their womenfolk,” she said.