ActionAid moves to mobilize women, youth on electing credible leaders


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Holds 3-day workshop to build capacity of stakeholders

As FCDO supports project with N1bn

By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja

Ahead of 2023 general elections, a non-governmental, non-partisan, non-religious, and civil society organisation, ActionAid Nigeria, AAN, Wednesday, disclosed moves to mobilize women and youth on electing credible political leaders at all levels.

This was made known at a kick-off of a 3-day inception workshop with theme, ‘Campaign for Inclusion of Women and Young People in Political and Governance Processes, We-YOU Pro’ held in Abuja, which is a two-year project funded by the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, FCDO, with N1 billion (£1.89 million) .

Speaking on the essence of the Project, Country Director, AAN, Ene Obi, said the project is to train women and young people in order to be engaged in the electoral process, and also to mobilize other youths to stand their ground in making sure the right people are elected.  

Ene who was represented by the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper