Niger governor lauds women contribution to national dev’t

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By Ismail Abdulaziz
Niger State Governor and Chairman North Central Governors Forum (NCGF) Abubakar Bello says Nigeria’s socioeconomic and political development is unattainable without the full contribution and participation of women in governance.

The Governor in a statement by his chief press secretary, Mary Noel Berje noted that, as the foundation of human development, women possess the pedigree and wherewithal to be in the forefront to put this country in the right trajectory of growth and development without bias or sentiment.

Bello, who joined the rest of the world to mark the year 2021 International Women’s Day, said women are more resilient, hardworking, less corrupt and truthful in handling issues of public service in the overall interest of everyone.

The Governor admitted that there is the need to give women more opportunities to hold elective and appointed political offices in the country in line with the Women empowerment affirmation protocol and the Geneva…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria