October 3, 2007

Nigeria: More effective participation of women in politics

Senate President of Nigeria, Senator David Mark, has called for effective participation of more women in politics, saying with strategic support; women could be more reliable in government. He urged them to be more courageous, assuring them that their efforts and contributions would be adequately recognized. Mark made the call while receiving female members of the Board of Trustees (BOT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in his office in Abuja.

A statement issued yesterday by his Special Adviser on Media and Communications, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, quoted the Senate President as saying he has devoted a lot of his political years to encouraging women in every aspect of human endeavour. Mark, according to the statement, said women are as qualified as men, to handle any position in the land. According to him, we will do everything possible to enable as many women as possible to come on board.

1 comment:

Stephen said...

"We must build a world free of unnecessary barriers, stereotypes, and discrimination .... policies must be developed, attitudes must be shaped, and buildings and organizations must be designed to ensure that everyone has a chance to get the education they need and live independently as full citizens in their communities."

Stephen Idota