Aisha Buhari to declare COWLSO Conference open

Eniola Ajayi, Lagos

Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO)

The wife of Nigeria’s President, Mrs Aisha Buhari will declare open the annual conference of Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO), next week Monday at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria
Island, Lagos.

COWLSO Chairperson, Mrs Bolanle Ambode who confirmed this to newsmen
in Ikeja, stated that the 2016 conference would focus on ‘Strong Family, Strong Nation’.

Mrs Ambode stressed that the theme was meant to reiterate the importance of the family unit as the core of the society, noting that any country that would be strong must have strong family units.

The Wife of Lagos State Governor added that the conference would in no
small measure enrich the knowledge of women on good family values and
good upbringing of children.

Her Excellency, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, is the Mother of the Day and
would declare the conference open; the Governor of Edo State, His
Excellency, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole would be the Special Guest of
,” she hinted.

The COWLSO Chairperson also said that the topics for the event are carefully selected and would be examined by seasoned academicians and facilitators from Nigeria and overseas.

Some of the topics include Building Blocks of the Family Unit, Caring for family members with disabilities and health challenges as well as family finance, a panel of discussants will also address the important role positive parenting in building strong family, it will also address the negative trends of domestic violence, causes and consequences,” she highlighted.

According to Mrs Ambode, the programme will be live streamed via while Facebook (,
twitter (@followlasg) and YouTube ( platforms
will also be provided.

The programme is expected to run from Monday 24th to Wednesday 26th
October, 2016.