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Int’l Widows Day : Mrs Adeleke Celebrates Osun Widows



Int'l Widows Day : Mrs Adeleke Celebrates Osun Widows

Wife of the Osun State Governor, Chief (Mrs) Titilola Adeleke has commended the widows in the State for their courage in the midst of adversity, advising that, ” the unfortunate loss of a partner is magnified by a long-term fight for their basic rights and dignity.”

This commendation was contained in a press release issued by Chief (Mrs) Titilola Adeleke to commemorate the Year 2023 International Widows Day themed “Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality.”

The Governor’s wife enunciated: ” As widows go through their experiences of grief, loss or trauma, after the death of a spouse, they may also face economic insecurity,discrimination, stigmatization and harmful traditional practices on the basis of their marital status.

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“Today as the world marks the International Widows Day,i emphatise with all widows, and i acknowledge the pains and challenges associated with widowhood. I salute all widows in the State for their resilience in this time of hardship and for their courage in times of despair.”

“It is my heartfelt prayer that God, the true husband of widows, will strengthen and comfort them in hard times.”, She interceded , assuring them that she will continue to develop evidence based programmes to cushion the hardship of widowhood.

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“I pray that Almighty God will strengthen and comfort all widows’ who are going through hard times. Also, I assure you that I will continue to develop an evidence based program that will cushion the effects of being a widow in any part of Osun State.

Hammed Tajudeen is a graduate of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication

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