Oyo state first lady, Engineer (Mrs.) Tamunominini Olufunke Makinde, the Peoples Democratic Party, South-West Women Leader, Alhaja Bose Adedibu, Oyo state PDP women leader, Alhaji Wulemat Ibitoye, including party BOT member, Alhaja Mutiat Ladoja were all not available to welcome the presidential candidate’s wife, Chief Mrs. Atiku Aminat Abubakar in Ibadan, Oyo state capital on Monday.
Titi Abubakar was in Ibadan for a southwest female town hall meeting, which was held at Theophilus Oladipupo Hall, Opposite UCH, Ibadan, Oyo state capital.
Atiku’s wife eulogized the effort of women in electioneering and urged Southwest women to support her husband to become the nation’s president.
In her speech, Titi Atiku explained her husband’s position on restructuring, women empowerment, jobs for young women, care for the aged, security, food prices and food security, agriculture, poverty, and a host of others.
While assuring massive votes for Atiku in Southwest, the wife of Osun state governor, Mrs. Dupe Adeleke charged women to put more efforts into mobilizing party faithful to boost the chances of Atiku Abubakar and all other candidates who are contesting on the platform of the PDP.
While addressing Southwest PDP Women at a town hall meeting organized for party presidential candidate’s wife Titi Atiku in Ibadan, Oyo state capital on Monday, the Oyo Peoples Democratic Party chieftain and former Minister of FCT, Oloye Jumoke Akinjide said her party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar will give the restructuring the Nigerian federation deserves if elected President.
Akinjide explained that Atiku was not only aware but conscious of the importance of devolving powers to states to speed up development.
According to the former minister, it’s the only Atiku Abubakar as a presidential candidate that has the provision for women in his administration.
” My dear women, the only option for we women is to support Alhaji Atiku, he is the unifier, he has the experience and capable, out of all the presidential candidates, Atiku is the only one that is ready to make life better for women, he has been saying this and today we also have his wife, Titi Atiku Abubakar here to talk to us.
” Just for you to know that, Atiku has a big plan for women, when the presidential campaign council is being constituted, there is a clamour for a council for women too, now we have Women Campaign Council, our mummy, Titi Abubakar the patron and myself Jumoke Akimjide is the Deputy Director General ( South ) for Women Campaign Council.
In her remark, a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party from Oyo state, Alhaja Mukezo urged women to vote PDP candidates, said ” A vote for Atiku is a vote for lower food prices and improved living conditions.
” A vote for Atiku is a vote against Poverty, Joblessness, and Empty promises.
She thereafter pleaded with Titi Abubakar not to forget women when got to Aso Rock, she explained that every promise has been made to women but the actualization should not be hard.
Mukezo also reminded Titi Abubabar and how women were being utilized during her husband’s administration as Vice President and narrated how uneducated women were collecting salaries.
Among the southwest PDP party, women that welcomed Titi Atiku were, Senator Biodun Olujimi, Oloye Jumoke Akinjide, Yeye Dupe Adeleke Sanni, Yeye Nike Adebutu, Alhaja Modinat Arisekola, Alhaja Mukezo, and others.
Her entourage includes Princess Funmi Lamiye ( Special Assistant on Southwest Matters to his excellency Atiku Abubakar ), Mrs. Adeboye, Yeye Apata, Mrs. Jemibewon, Alhaja Bakare, Yeye Olusoga, Hajia Aisha Ibrahim, Abdul-Rasazaa Garba, Chief Mrs. Ogunremi, Hon. Biodun Dada, Amb. Jenifa Igoh, Mrs. Nestyn, Mrs. Bolarinwa, Princess Boade Oyewale, Alhaja Faosat Sarumi, Adebayo, Alhaja Hauwa, and others.