The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has commended the efforts of governors’ wives in strengthening the advocacy against Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and other forms of abuse against women and children in Nigeria.
The wife of the president gave the commendation while receiving the governors’ wives, who paid her a courtesy visit at the State House, Abuja on Monday.
Expressing worries over the increasing cases of GBV, especially cases of rape against minors, she called for all hands to be on deck to ensure the rights and privileges of victims were protected.
Aisha Buhari also called on the governors’ wives to continue to promote the welfare and wellbeing of women and children.
“You are an embodiment of love and compassion of motherhood and humanitarian support, especially to those who are underprivileged.
“As mothers, we have a duty to raise citizens for this country, both leaders and followers who are patriotic, conscientious and productive,” she…
Source: Vanguard Newspaper