BOWFT: Nigerian First Ladies are proud of Betsy Obaseki's achievements — Wife of Governor Fayemi
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BOWFT: Nigerian First Ladies are proud of Betsy Obaseki's achievements — Wife of Governor Fayemi



By Ik Osamede

First lady of Ekiti State, Her Excellency, Mrs Erelu Fayemi has eulogized the  First Lady of Edo State, Her Excellency, Mrs Betsy Obaseki on the success of the just concluded Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament.

She acknowledged that the achievements of Edo First Lady has made them proud as First Ladies.

In her speech at the closing ceremony of the tournament, Mrs Erelu Fayemi, said, “I am here with a powerful delegation of governors’ wives from Sokoto, Enugu, Delta, Abia, Ogun, Oyo, Taraba and Bayelsa states."



First Lady of Ekiti State, Her Excellency, Mrs Erelu Fayemi 

She continued, “I bring you warm greetings from Ekiti State. We are here to support our sister Betsy Obaseki and are proud of her achievements. Sports is important for developing our self-esteem and discipline for our women. This year’s message is ‘say no to drugs’."

"As First Ladies, we have several issues in our minds, which includes sexual-based violence and drug abuse, amongst others. We are here to support this effort and say no to drugs as drugs can destroy a whole generation.”

The Betsy Obaseki Women Football Tournament is a preseason tournament where Nigerian women display their foootball skills with a N5m cash prize up for grabs to the overall winner as well as other impressive prizes for runners-up.

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