Aisha Buhari Pledges To Champion Women, Youths Participation In Governance


The wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, has re-assured Nigerian women and youths of her determination to champion their course for active participation in governance.

Mrs Buhari said this on Saturday in an interaction with some women leaders ahead of 2019 Presidential inauguration at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The session was aimed at charting a new course for Nigerian women in the politics and governance of the country.

The issues discussed includes women and youths empowerment, maternal and child health, girl-child education as well as the stake of women in federal government programmes.

She appealed to government to review the role of women in the socio-economic and political environment by adopting the affirmative action necessary for the advancement of women in governance.

”It is only realistic if the efforts of Nigerian women and youths are compensated through both elective and appointive positions at all levels.

”Let me appeal to those concerned at this…

Source: Leadership Newspaper