Sun Award to My Wife Mean So Much to Us in ONDO -Akeredolu, Ijaw News - Niger Delta Stories

By Yemi Akintomide

A Chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Matthew Oyerinmade has sent congratulatory message to the winner of this year Sun Newspaper Most Supportive Nigerian First Lady, Mrs. Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, her husband, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN and the entire people of the State.

Oyerinmade described the awardee as someone who has been making her husband, her children and the entire people of the Sunshine State proud in so many ways, scoring many first in women’s health and advocacy, Girl Child care and support and building strong pillar for family support and well-being.

In his congratulatory message he personally signed and made available to newsmen in Akure, on Sunday, Matthew Oyerinmade hailed Mrs. Anyanwu-Akeredolu fast rising profile in humanitarian services which has been receiving accolades from difference sections of the society.

The Senatorial hopeful said further; “the founder of the Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN), Chief Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has been a huge supporter of Governor Akeredolu’s government through her several other progressive initiatives including Bemore, FOWOSO, Ondo Widows Care, Solayo Birth Kits and Vanguards and Ondo Summer Tennis Clinic.”

These programs, according to the Oke-Igbo born business mogul, have benefited a number of women, girls, and young people in many other places aside Ondo State.

Some of the reasons why the First Lady of Ondo State was honored by The Sun Newspapers were highlighted at the event, including her unwavering commitment to the development of the girl-child through the use of technological values, her unwavering awareness on periodic cancer testing, through which the disease has been demystified as a killer through BRECAN, and her advocacies for women empowerment and all-round development.

At the event, twenty-four other prominent Nigerians were also honored.


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