By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Progressive Women award for his leadership style and promotion of women’s inclusion and empowerment in his administration.
The award was presented to the governor by the Vice President of Liberia, Dr. Jewel Taylor at the Gala Nite of the 1st APC National Progressive Women Conference 2022, held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
The organisers of the two-day event, while presenting the governor’s award to his wife, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun, who was supported by the deputy governor, Noimot Salako Oyedele and female cabinet members, noted that the governor has been in the forefront of women emancipation and empowerment in the country.
They further noted that Ogun is one of the only two states in the country with females as deputy governors.
The objectives of APC’s National Progressive Women Conference according to the body, is “to indoctrinate gender mainstream.