Adejoke Adeleye, Abeokuta
The female gubernatorial candidate of the African Action Congress, AAC, Princess Eniola Otasanya-Martins has call for the support of other women in politics, as this is one of the ways by which they can be heard by the society.
Otasanya-Martins, in her acceptance gave this clarion call while speaking on the challenges and roles of women in the society.
She said, “women, as a strong pillar in the home-front are pivotal to the nation’s development, thus they must be supported to be able to play their roles well, as wives and mothers.”
According to her, “women go through a lot in taking care of their children and husband, while they still need to work and fulfill other responsibilities. It is then necessary for the menfolk and government to specially protect women towards bringing out the best in them.”
Otasanya-Martins, described mothers as the first doctors in the homes and the best teachers to train better kids and youths.
She debated that,as a mother she understands the importance of good health, security, quality education and other needs of Ogun State people, thus her interest to serve on the platform of a new and radical political party, the AAC, to bring about the needed changes in the State.
Otasanya-Martins, who called on women to always be ready to support their counterparts in politics advised them to participate fully in the electoral processes as the 2019 elections draw nearer.
She admonished them to shun money politics and vote on the basis of credibility in the 2019 polls, if they want a better society.