Tinubu Sets To Launch “We Are Equal; We Are The Same Campaign ” 

The First Lady of the Federal republic of Nigeria, Senator Oluremi Tinubu has disclosed her office readiness to  launch an initiative geared towards women empowerment, promoting economic growth and advance gender equity christened “We Are Equal; We Are The Same Campaign ” in Nigeria.
She explained that the campaign is an initiative of the Organization of African First ladies for Development, OAFLAD .
Mrs Tinubu hinted this  during the meeting with  wives of Nigeria’s  governors at the State House Abuja under the umbrella of the Renewed Hope Initiative.
The President’s wife  said Osun State  has been picked as the place where the campaign would be flagged off in Nigeria .
“A raffle was conducted where Osun State was picked as the place where the campaign would be flagged off.
“I will be re-introducing the Alternative High School for Girls. It will interest you to know that some States already have similar programmes named ‘second chance schools’. We are going to reach out to the Federal Ministry of education to help us harmonise and restructure these special intervention schools”.
The school, Senator Oluremi Tinubu explained will give girls who had dropped out of school due to pregnancy, domestic violence, child trafficking, drug addiction and other reasons the opportunity to return to the classroom and eke a living for themselves.
The First Lady while commending them for their efforts in their various states especially to ameliorate the hardships as occasioned by the removal of the fuel subsidy appealed to them to intensify their efforts.
“As we all know, the Mission of the Renewed Hope Initiative which is driven by my office, to complement the efforts of the administration of our President and Commander-in-Chief, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR is “Towards a Better Life for Families”
She said the Renewed Hope Initiative RHI, will be distributing One Million, Nine Hundred and Fifty Thousand (1,950,000) Exercise Books to Public Primary and Junior Secondary Schools across the Nation.
The exercise books which are already being produced will be given to each State through the RHI Coordinator/First Lady of the state to the SUBEB Chairmen for distribution to the students through the Local Government Education Authority.
Lagos and Kano will be getting 100,000 exercise books each, while 50,000 exercise books will be given to other States and FCT.
Senator Oluremi Tinubu stated that the RHI will flag off the “Renewed Hope Initiative Women Agricultural Support Programmes (WASP) in Imo State on the 28th of February, 2024.
The First Lady explained that women farmers would get N500,000.00 each and a total draft of Ten Million Naira (N10,000,000) will be given to five (5) RHI State Coordinators/First Ladies as the case may be.
In addition, the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, (NALDA) in partnership with the Renewed Hope Initiative (RHI) will support additional eighty (80) women farmers from each State with the provision of training and capacity building, agricultural inputs and buy off all produce fro

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