Women marches for women inclusion in governance
Women group under the aegis of Women-for-Women today carried out an awareness march to advocates for the inclusion of more Women in governance in Nigeria.
In a chat with Urhokpota Reporters the leader of the group Senator Uche Ekwunife told our reporter that it was a march of Women of like minds who seeks to draw support for Women in Politics and Governance.
The group also seeks to awaken the interest of Women in Politics, Governance and Community Development she added.
During its maiden outing and awareness march in Abuja, the group stressed the need for women to seek and vie for elective positions; noting that women are sound policy makers as well as natural change agents who are the life support of not just many homes but many thriving establishments.
The former senator representing Anambra Central constituency lamented that less than 10 percent of National Assembly Members are women with equal or less percentage seen in most States’ House of Assembly, Federal & States Executive Cabinets and the Local Government System.
Richard Okundia, Reporting for Urhokpota Reporters.