Niger govt discloses plan to appoint one hundred women

Niger govt discloses plan to appoint one hundred women

Governor Mohammed Umar Bago of Niger state has said that one hundred appointments will be given to women by his administration this week.

The governor stated this in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary Bologi Ibrahim when he received the executive members of International Federation of Women Lawyers FIDA led by its Chairperson Mrs. Bola Jibogun in Minna.

Alh Mohammed Umar Bago said the appointments would be in fulfilment of his promise to carry women along in the implementation of his policies and programmes to succeed.

Accoding to him of the one hundred appointments, FIDA will have a coordinator, and two senior special assistants.

The governor however assured them of his administration rediness to work closely with them to address gender-related issues.

“There are a lot of women initiatives, we are creating a lot of desks to address affirmative actions and also gender-related issues in this government and we hope the collaboration will meet the yearnings and aspirations of women,” he said.

FIDA Secretary, Safura Abdulkareem, explained that as a non-partisan organisation, they protect the rights of women and children as well as stand against any form of Gender-Based Violence.

She also requested inclusion and recognition of FIDA by the present government to further carry out their duties effectively.

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