The Chief of Staff to Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Chief Olugbenga Ale, has been presented with an Award of Excellence by the National Council for Women Society (NCWS), for his contributions to women development.
The award, according to NCWS, was in recognition of the laudable, selfless and humanitarian gesture to NCWS in Nigeria.
The prestigious award was presented to the Chief of Staff in his office on Tuesday by the state chairman of NCWS, Dr Jumoke Aborede, on behalf of the National President, Lami Lau.
Speaking after receiving the award, Chief Olugbenga Ale appreciated the national leadership of NCWS for counting him worthy for the award which he dedicated to his boss, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
He challenged women to be actively involved in politics using their numerical strength to drive home their pressing demands.
Ale while commending the positive roles of women in the state and the nation at large, also said Governor Akeredolu is gender sensitive and would continue to give more women in the state political appointments for a better society.
Earlier, the chairman, NCWS, Ondo state chapter Dr Jumoke Aborede commended governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for his unbiased leadership qualities and for appointing women into key political offices in his government.