Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, has advised young women ànd girls against laziness and unruly behaviour in order to be successful in life.
Osinbajo gave the advice during the graduation ceremony of 370 out-of-school girls empowerment programme on Wednesday in Lagos.
She urged the out-of-school girls to live responsibly to be good role models to other girls around.
“I congratulate the graduating girls, I commend your dedication and I am impressed with your attendance in class and keen participation throughout the courses.
“I advise you to be hardworking and know that you are to live responsibly to be good role models to other girls out there,” she said.
Osinbajo said that abuse of any form was wrong and against collective humanity.
She urged Nigerians to work as advocates on violence against girl-child and women to enable them function at their optimal level.
“Let us all be our brother’s keeper, whenever we notice an abuse, let us speak out, let us all stand up to help the victims of abuse and stand up to eradicate it in our communities.
“Our girls are precious and should be handled with care,” she said.