The Lagos State Government through the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation on Tuesday March 8 joined the rest of the world to commemorate the International Women’s Day with 57 Local Government and Local Council Development Areas as well as Women Groups of Lagos.

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu led other dignitaries to the occasion which was marked with the presentation of awards to 57 recipients from various Lagos Communities for their contributions to the development of Lagos State.

The Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation; Hon.Cecilia Bolaji Dada, urged women across the State to ensure a progressive society directed at breaking down bias in governance.