The Publisher of PublicFaces Magazine Adebola Solate has just been appointed as the Ogun state Coordinator of International Day of the Girl Child 2017, an event annually marked by ” Empower for Change group Girls Connect” in accordance with United Nations.
The Girl Child Day is an international observance day declared by the United Nations, the observation supports more opportunity for girls and increases awareness of gender inequality faced by girls worldwide based on their gender.
According to the Team Leader of project, Girls Connect Nigeria Adeola Adegbenro “Bola Solate was appointed as a result of her thorough positive impact in the society and her commitment towards women and children development for Nation building”.
He further explained that she is expected to work closely with the IDGC 2017 team to ensure successful hosting of the event. It will be recalled that the maiden edition, hosted by Ogun State Last year was held at Abeokuta Girls Grammer School, spear-headed by her excellency, Dr (Mrs) Olufunsho Amosun had over two thousand (2000)school girls were in attendance.
Come October 11 Wednesday this year, another edition of the great event will be held at Aiyetoro Yewa, Ogun State, which is proposed to host over three thousand (3000) girls from selected Government secondary Schools across Yewa North area of the State.
Mr Adegbenro also explained that this year will focus on empowering the girls with knowledge and information that would help them have direction as regards their career choice, Security and Safety interactions with opposite sex and how best to discharge their role as change agents in their various communities, before and after Violence and in emergencies.
In his words “This decision is influenced by United Nations and this years international day of the girl theme is ‘Empower Girls: Emergency Response and Resilience planning”.
The girls will be educated, motivated and inspired by celebrities, successful women professionals, Uplift foundation and relevant government agencies/ministries.
The appointed Coordinator Bola Solate is a MediaPreners, the publisher of the most circulated event and personality magazine in Ogun State (PublicFaces Magazine)the Head of Service of M19 Events &Media initiator of Evepreneur a women entreprenural empowerment platform.