The 2019 Alaghodaro summit commenced on a high note with inspection of Guard and a novelty Match with ceremonial kickoff by the convener of the women summit Betsy Obaseki, wife of the Edo State Governor.
The Alaghodaro, Edo women summit, adjudged as the fifth largest and one of the most significant in the world, is the third in the series and focuses on gains of the present administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki
The event this year’s had over seven thousand women present and women from across the eighteen Local Government Council as well as other women groups took turns in the match past
In her address, Wife of Edo Governor, Mrs Betsy Obaseki said the Edo Women Summit was to celebrate good governance and support for women emancipation and empowerment by the Governor Obaseki led administration.
“We are here to celebrate good governance and appreciate the governor and his deputy for celebrating women in the state.
This occasion was coming few months after Governor Obaseki was booed in New York over bad Governance and poor road INFRASTRUCTURES.
The Edo State Governor was on his way to attend the United NATIONS General Assembly (UNGA 2019) which took place in New York City when he was booed over poor road INFRASTRUCTURES in Edo State.