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Ogun state reconciles 98 estranged couples, 668 family cases in six months

The Ogun State Government said it has reconciled 98 estranged couples with 668 family cases successfully handled by the Social Development Area Offices domiciled in the twenty Local Government Areas in the State.

Penpushing reports that, the Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Mrs Funmi Efuwape said this at the ongoing 2020 budget assessment session before the members of the State House of Assembly Committee on Women Affairs and Social Development led Hon. Sikirat Ajibola.

The commissioner in company of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Women Affairs and Social Development, Hon. Adijat Adeleye-Oladapo, stated that the ministry had continued to promote gender equality through empowerment facilities for socioeconomic development.

Penpushing further reports that she disclosed that, the ministry trained 150 women and youth on four different vocations, including catering and decorations, hairdressing as well as fashion designing amongst others during the 2019/2020 skill acquisition training programmes within the period under review.

The commissioner added that the Ministry was putting together strategies towards  designing a training programme for teachers on Child Safeguard and Protection Policy, with a view to identifying children/ pupils going through abuse for proper rehabilitation and protection.

Penpushing also reports that, Efuwape noted that a total of 253 rehabilitated destitute, beggars and vagrant lunatics were reunited with their relatives and families.

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