I’m committed to gender balance, broad inclusion of women, youths – Obi


Peter Obi 1

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Mr Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour party, says he will be committed to high gender balance and broad inclusion of women and youths if elected.

Obi, in a tweet on Tuesday, also congratulated former finance minister  Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Mrs Amina Mohammed for bagging national honours.

“Today, the status of Nigerian women have been further accentuated with the recognition and bestowing on Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Amina Mohammed the very high national honours of GCON.

“Such recognition attests to their respective contributions, service and role in nation-building.

“I salute both of them. I remain committed to a high gender balance and the broad inclusion of women and youths in my administration,” Obi said.

He said that the unrelenting struggle for a new Nigeria was, among other reasons, the desire to build a better nation where the girl child would be protected, free and safe to live and thrive.

According to him, educating the girl…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper