MINILS Signed (MoU) With ARLAC For Women Development

Michael Imoudu National Institute for Labour Studies (MINILS), Ilorin, Kwara State, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the African Regional Labour Administration Centre (ARLAC) to domesticate labour executive trainings in Africa.

The director-general of MINILS, Comrade Issa Aremu, unveiled this during the sensitisation walk offered by the female staff of the institute to mark the 2023 International Women’s Day in Ilorin, the state capital.

Aremu said that the institute was committed to increasing the visibility of women.

He added that the academic program of the institute would be enhanced upon to reflect gender consciousness and gender awareness, which will in turn raise women’s mindfulness.

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While declaring open the programme with the global theme “Embrace Equity” and MINILS ’ embraced theme, “ Educate All Socio-Political Inclusiveness and Mobilisation for National Development ”, Aremu emphasised the need for nonstop education of all to honor the significance of women in public development.

He charged the staff of the institute to avoid all forms of activities able of breeding conflict and acrimony in their immediate societies.

Aremu, who called for further women involvement in politics, noted that the history of the institute won’t be written without the contribution of women.

He disclosed that the institute will honor 40 female staff, retired and serving, for their commitment, diligence, selflessness and honesty of purpose during its 40th anniversary coming up later in May this year.

The female staff of the institute, as part of their contributions to mark the day, staged a sensitization walk around the MINILS ’host community in Ilorin to awaken the knowledge of other women on the significance of the event as well as their roles to public development.

The programme was graced by women from Kwara State chapters of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) as well as women from Olunlade community.

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