The amiable Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose was in a happy mood as he celebrated ahead of the International Women’s Day by sewing his ankara uniform ahead of the celebration tomorrow.
The Governor also declared tomorrow a public holiday to enable the women celebrate it in grand style.
According to him, the holiday will also enable men wishing to identify with the womenfolk, the opportunity to do so without hindrance.
He said the state government would sponsor the event to enable the women showcase their potentials and had a sense of belonging in the society.
NAN reports that no fewer than 45,000 women across various professions, trades as well as those in the public service have already enlisted to be part of the women’s special event.
The women have also paid N500 each to buy a branded and subsidised Ankara, which has a market value of N3,500.
NAN Correspondent who visited the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium, venue of the event reports that the place is now wearing a new look in preparation for tomorrow.