The Ondo State Governor’s Wife, Mrs. Betty Akeredolu distributed 400
Microsoft Laptop computers to girls on two weeks ICT and Solar
Mrs Akeredolu made this known on Sunday at the closing ceremony of the
2018 Summer Boot camp 4girls Naija in Akure.
The Governor’s wife said that she has never been more hopeful of a
better Nigeria, than this moment, seeing almost 400 girls ready to
change our story and make us more visible on the world map.
She said that two weeks rigorous training in ICT, solar technology and
life enhancing skills have come and gone but many years of impacting
the world and making it a better place is just ahead of the girls.
According to her, “the baton has been placed in your hand, your race begins.
“I must warn you that there will be challenging times, but you should
know that this boot camp has equipped you with all that you need to
overcome them all.
“Girls, to rise up to the task ahead, you must put all you have
learned here to practice, mentor many more girl children and build a
formidable network of change agent,” she said.
The Governor’s wife commended those who contributed in one way or the
other to the success of the 2018 BEMORE SUMMER BOOT CAMP 4 GIRLS
She described those that contributed as the great giants upon whose
shoulders the girls will be standing on to see further and create
lasting development for Nigeria and world at large.
“You have given a head start to the girl child and indeed the
marginalized of the society and pitched their tents in the court of
great visionaries, thereby positioning them as precursors of change in
national development,” she noted.
Mrs Akeredolu stressed that the sponsors’ effort was well appreciated
and the kindness will not be forgotten quickly as history now put them
in its good book.
She however called on every Nigerians to get things done by helping
the children in our various communities without waiting for government
The Representative of Microsoft Nigeria, Mr Olusola Amosan commended
the First Lady to the initiative, saying it would enable the girls to
prepare themselves for a better tomorrow.
Amosan said the two weeks ICT training has expose them to many
applications in the computer, which they can use to make things done
on it in a legitimate manner.
The training which started August on 13 and ended August 25, 2018 was
the second edition of the program since inception of Mrs. Akeredolu as
the First Lady of Ondo state.