Ortom urges women to be active economic players


Ortom urges women to be active economic players

From: Rose Ejembi, Makurdi

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has advised women in the state to become more active players in the economic activities of the state.

The Governor gave the advice while declaring open the second Women Economic Summit organized by his wife, Dr. Eunice Ortom with the theme “Women as Drivers of Economic Growth” held at the J S Tarka Foundation in Makurdi Thursday.

“Women should be active players in order to continue to be valuable drivers of our economic development. It is important to remind women and indeed all Benue people to form and operate cooperative bodies that will help them to access funds, training support and other incentives,” he said.

Governor Ortom who posited that the open grazing prohibition law became necessary in order to avert the massive killings and monumental loss…

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