DSVA Holds Queens Club Meet And Greet/Mentorship Session With Folake Soetan  

The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA) has organized its 2nd Queen’s Club Meet and Greet Mentorship program, an initiative established by the Agency in June 2023 to further ensure the sustainability and continuity of the Queens Club Initiative which has increased from 300  to 1800 members across schools in the State. 

The Executive Secretary DSVA, Lola Vivour-Adeniyi said the Agency sought to partner with trailblazers in their respective sectors and prominent members of the society who are committed to child empowerment and community development to have students who are members of the Queen’s Club be mentored and impacted by them in their own space.

Mrs. Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi in her welcome address, encouraged the girls to get ready to have an impactful session with their Mentor and feel free to ask relevant questions they may have. 

The Chief Executive Officer, of Ikeja Electric,  Folake Soetan hosted members of the Queen’s Club of Ojodu Junior High School, Ojodu Junior Grammar School, and Babs Fafunwa Millenium Senior Grammar School for a one-day interactive mentorship session which took place at the Conference Room of the Ikeja Electric Office at Alausa Ikeja. 

Folake Soetan, Mentor for the day, facilitated the mentorship session and in her charge told the girls to be the best by being committed and driven to achieve their goals. She stressed the need to possess a learning and open Spirit, believe in themselves, imbibes and cultivate the Turn Around Personality

She also spoke about the various issues women face in their careers and shared relevant tips on how to surmount these challenges. 

She emphasized that the girls should press on towards their goal irrespective of challenges as these form the ladder in their quest for the golden fleece. 

Soetan lauded the State Government for its commitment to the Girl Child and the DSVA for implementing programs such as this to sustain the initiative for a greater future with more women impacting their world. 

Though it was a meet and greet between the mentor and members of the Queen’s Club, also present were 3 Matrons from the concerned Schools. 

One of the Queens, Idahosa Jennifer thanked the Lagos DSVA and their Mentor for the opportunity to meet and be inspired and assured that the take-home would be shared with their peers.

Joke Ladenegann-Oginni 

Lagos DSVA 

19/6/2023

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