Kwara State Commissioner for Special Duties, Mrs Juliana Olufunke has described the appointment of high percentage of women as commissioners by the governor of Kwara State, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq as one that is aimed at quicken the pace of the state's development.

The Commissioner also called on women to rally round one another to encourage women participation in decision making and governance.

The Commissioner for Special Duties, Mrs Juliana  Olufunke made this remark during a meeting with Kwara Must Change (Women Wing), who paid her a courtesy call during the week in Ilorin, Kwara State Capital. 

Mrs Juliana also eulogized Kwara Must Change and described it as a special one in the state, looking at the role it has played, and still continuing to play in the development and deepening of democracy in Kwara State. 

She added that women still have a long way to go in the area mutual of cooperation and respect for one another, urging the group to do more in the area of political education for women, and that her door is opened for collaboration and partnership.

Earlier, the Woman Leader of the group, Mopelola AbdulMaliq states that the visit was one in the series of visits to all Commissioners, especialy Women Commissioners and special Advisers in the state aimed at comparing notes on the public trust reposed in them.

Mrs Mopelola also used the opportunities to urge the commissioner to create an avenue for all the Women Commissioners and Special advisers in the state to rub minds and dialogue on the best way to bring the dividends of democracy to the people.

The Woman Leader also used the visit to officially invite the commissioner to the upcoming Women Summit of the group , which is scheduled to hold soon.

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