INEC Chair Advocates Enforceable Legislation in Achieving Gender Equality  – THISDAYLIVE


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The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has stated that  in achieving gender equality and balance, an enforceable legislation needs to be put in place. 

Yakubu, who stated this at the Voice of Women (VOW) 2022 conference and awards, added that until such legislation is deliberated on with the aim of closing on the gender gaps, the issue of gender equality will continue to be a rolling stone that gathers no moss.

Represented by a National Commissioner, May Agbamuche-Mbu, while delivering the keynote speech with the theme ‘Towards rebuilding Nigeria: An agenda setting for an inclusive and accountable Nigeria’, Yakubu explained why achieving success in encouraging gender equity and balance within the political parties had become a difficult task to surmount.

The INEC boss added that another reason for the long time inequality can…

Source: Thisday Newspaper