• Ooni flags off cooperative schemes for Ife, Modakeke widows

    Ooni flags off cooperative schemes for Ife, Modakeke widows

    The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, yesterday flagged off five licensed cooperative societies as part of his Widows Empowerment Programme initiated early this year.

    Ogunwusi, while addressing the widows numbering about five thousand from across Ifeland including Modakeke appealed to the well-to-do people in the society to assist the government in eradicating poverty facing the downtrodden in the country, especially widows.

    He said the cooperative initiative was developed to empower the widows, who are mostly victims of Ife/Modakeke communal […]