The First Lady of Edo State has urged women to pay their taxes and be committed to good governance
in the State.
The Governor’s wife said this while addressing women at a Stakeholders’ engagement for women on Thursday in Benin City, the State Capital.
She challenged women to be involved in politics in order to change the narrative.
“I urge you people to be ready to contribute to the development of the state by changing the narrative of getting involved in politics.
“I encourage you people to also pay your tax and be committed to good governance”, he said.
On his part, Governor Godwin Obaseki said his government is consciously investing in sustainable infrastructure to drive socio-economic growth and development.
He expressed his admits ration’s determination to make things easier for Edo women, describing them as the most hard-working despite daunting challenges.
Obaseki said: “Edo women are the most hard-working women you can see anywhere in the world and they suffer untold hardship but we are in government to make things easier for them.
According to him, “Edo women are the most hard-working women you can see anywhere in the world and they suffer untold hardship”.
“…Our focus is to ensure that everything works because we have to give account of taxpayers’ money. Government can’t be singlehandedly hijacked by some persons”, he said.