By Onyeukwu-Rowland Iheloghara
Experts in Human Resources Management have applauded the wife of the Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu on her foresight and uncommon commitment towards developing strategies and plans geared towards changing lives and communities in Ondo state.
The commendation is coming barely 3 days into the 5 day strategy development and planning workshop organized by Ondo State First Lady under the auspices of Betty- Anyawu Akeredulo Foundation (BAAF) and Breast Cancer Association of Nigeria (BRECAN) holding at Ondo state Governor’s Lodge Abuja.
The workshop which seeks to develop programs and interventions in the areas of maternal and Child Health protection, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), Health promoting Schools, Emerging Green Digital Communities and Gender mainstreaming and women Initiative program, is facilitated by Trex Corp Resources Limited.
In Chat with the media aide to the wife of Ondo State Governor, Rowland Onyeukwu, Mrs Rachel Adegbe, a Human Resource Personnel and director of operations of Management Alternatives Limited, said Mrs Akeredulo deserves commendation adding that lives and communities in Ondo State are in for remarkable transformation.
In her words “it has been a wow moment and I’m impressed that her Excellency could sacrifice time and sit throughout the sessions which is rarely seen. It shows her passion and commitment towards the work,I commend her for that and I see Ondo State becoming better and topping the chart amongst her contemporaries.”
Another Human Resource expert, a Managing Partner of Management Alternatives and one time country director of world bank, Mr Akubo Adegbe, who facilitated some of the sessions during the workshop, in his responds gave Mrs Akeredulo a pat on the back for what he described as uncommon commitment which she demonstrated by creating time to organize and participate in a weeklong strategy development workshop to transform Ondo State.
“I believe that with a 5 year strategy, things will really be clear and Ondo State will have better people who are better equipped to effect change in their communities and communities changing will improve the economic environment of Ondo State which will in turn improve GDP.”
One of the participants at the workshop Mr Paul Akinbode from Akure South LGA of Ondo State, who also spoke to the media aide, described the workshop as an invaluable investment for the future of Ondo State. Akinbode further described Ondo State as a very lucky State because according to him not all States have access to interventions of that magnitude. He advised Ondo people to be receptive to the interventions coming their way soon.
In his own assessment another particitant, Ayeni Adedamola Oseyemi a personnel with BAAF who hails from Akoko North East Local Government Area of Ondo state, said they have been equipped with right strategy and plan as an organization and predicted that Ondo State will soon attain some of the sustainable development goals.
In his vote of thanks at the end of the first phase of the workshop, the Managing Partner of Trex Corp Resources limited, Mr Tonte Abraye, confessed that Mrs Akeredolu’s commitment towards changing lives and communities is second to none judging by his experience in his career journey and called on other leaders to emulate her.