Gbajabiamila seeks women’s involvement in politics, business
The speaker of the House of Representatives on Thursday, April 23 advocated for the inclusion of provisions for more women in political offices. He noted that Nigeria can achieve its desired goals this way and worn in particular should be given the chance to “pursue their highest aspirations and achieve their maximum potential”
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has advocated the inclusion of provisions in the Constitution to guarantee a “more equal” society where both men and women can contribute to the country’s development.
Gbajabiamila noted that doing so was the only way that Nigeria can achieve its desired goals, adding that women in particular should be free to “pursue their highest aspirations and achieve their maximum potential.”
According to a statement presented on Thursday in an event organized by the Office of the Speaker and the House committee on Women Affairs in collaboration with the National Democratic Institute titled ‘Constitution review: Gbajabiamila seeks level playground for women, men and calls for provisions in the Electoral Act’.
The Speaker said this in Abuja on Thursday at the opening of a two-day retreat on ‘Achieving Gender Equity in the Constitution Review Process,’ according to a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Lanre Lasisi.
Source: The Punch Newspaper
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