International Women’s Day: PDP condemns NASS rejection of gender-focused bills


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the rejection of gender-focused bills seeking to improve the participation of women in governance by the National Assembly (NASS).

Speaking on Tuesday in Abuja at a press briefing to mark the celebration of 2022 International day for Women, PDP’s Woman Leader, Prof. Stella Effah-Attoe, said the decision of the 9th Assembly was a clear discrimination against women.

She called on the National Assembly to re-present the said Bills for positive reconsideration, noting that “this will not be a sign of weakness. It will rather be that of strength.

“The idiosyncrasies against women at the National Assembly should be jettisoned. The…

Source: Nigerian Tribune