Press Releases

Dignitaries Converge in Ado-Ekiti for Gender Summit

Posted: November 5, 2011 at 9:07 am

Dignitaries from all works of life converged on Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, in November for a two-day gender summit aimed at further promoting gender equality and to offer a new lease of life for women across the state. The summit was convened by the wife of the state governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, in collaboration […]


FOSESO Celebrates with COWLSO … Fayemi Blames Corruption, Bad Leadership for Nation’s Woes

Posted: October 20, 2011 at 11:13 am

The Forum of Spouses of Ekiti State Officials (FOSESO) recently had the opportunity of exchanging ideas and sharing experience with the Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO). The 11th National Women Conference of COWLSO, held in Lagos, provided the FOSESO members the opportunity of mingling with their Lagos State counterpart during the three-day […]


EDF Donates Creche to Ekiti Judiciary Union … Gives 12 Widows, Orphan Cash Gift

Posted: October 20, 2011 at 9:12 am

Wife of Ekiti State Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has appealed to employers of labour to make provision of crèches part of their policies enhance the productivity of nursing mothers in the workplaces. She made the appeal during the inauguration of a crèche donated to the state chapter of the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) […]


Ekiti Government Offers Multiple Birth Families New Hope

Posted: August 2, 2011 at 9:23 am

Giving birth to twins or triplets is no longer a source of worry to concerned families in Ekiti State as wife of the Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, has promised government’s continued support to lessen the burden associated with such births. She restated the promise during the presentation of cash and food items to multiple families […]


Erelu Fayemi Offers Succour for Triplets Family

Posted: July 9, 2011 at 11:04 am

After months of praying for assistance, the family of a Lagos-based Ekiti indigenes, Mr. and Mrs. Yemi Adeyemi, heaved a sigh of relief on July 9 when Erelu Bisi Fayemi donated cash and gift items to the couple to cater for their new set of triplets under the auspices of the Multiple Birth Trust Fund. […]


Erelu Bisi Fayemi Launches Ekiti Development Foundation

Posted: June 10, 2011 at 10:12 am

No doubt, wife of Ekiti State Governor and President, African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), Erelu Bisi Fayemi, is a force to be reckoned with as far as philanthropy and women empowerment are concerned globally. Erelu Bisi Fayemi is one of the three pillars of the AWDF. The fund is an African-wide grant-making foundation, which has […]


First Lady Champions War against Malaria

Posted: April 25, 2011 at 10:46 am

Henceforth, anyone found using the insecticide Treated Nets (ITN) being distributed free across the state inappropriately will be sanctioned. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr Wole Olugboji, gave the warning in his address at the 2011 World Malaria Day, in Ado-Ekiti. He said the warning became necessary following the abuse of the nets, which he […]


Minister, Fayemi’s Wife Want More Female Politicians Elected

Posted: April 2, 2011 at 11:49 am

Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Hajia Zanaib Maina and Wife of Ekiti State governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, have identified lack of access to fund and fear of seeming male dominance for the dwindling political fortunes of women in the country. This was their opinion during a visit to the minister by the executive […]


Ekiti Women Mark International Women’s Day

Posted: March 8, 2011 at 10:01 am

  Women of Ekiti State have joined the rest of the world in marking the year 2011 International Women’s day. The IWD is celebrated every year to campaign for the right of women to vote and be voted for, to work, to be trained, and to hold public offices as part of the efforts to […]


Governor’s Wife Commences Tour of Local Government Areas

Posted: January 5, 2011 at 11:45 am

The towns of Oye-Ekiti and Ikole-Ekiti, headquarters of Oye and Ikole Local Government Areas of Ekiti State, stood still for the wife of the state Governor, Erelu Bisi Fayemi, on January 4, 2011 at the start of a state-wide tour of the sixteen local government areas of the state. In both towns, women trooped out […]

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