League delivers talk on Civic rights of Nigerian women

League delivers talk on Civic rights of Nigerian women

The Nigerian League of Women Voters’ (NILOWV) has concluded plans towards re-setting the fragile coalition of Nigeria women in politics. In a bid to reshape – their arguments, and address the challenges facing Nigerian women, the Chairperson of the group, Mrs  Elizaberth Ativie, reeled-out the mandate of the what the organization when she paid a

The Nigerian League of Women Voters’ (NILOWV) has concluded plans towards re-setting the fragile coalition of Nigeria women in politics.

In a bid to reshape – their arguments, and address the challenges facing Nigerian women, the Chairperson of the group, Mrs  Elizaberth Ativie, reeled-out the mandate of the what the organization when she paid a courtesy call on the leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Edo State Council on Monday in Benin City.

MRS ELIZABETH ATIVIE (MIDDLE) DELIVERING TALK AT THE NUJ SECRETARIAT ON MONDAY IN BENIN CITY

The interactive session, according to her, was part of its objectives to promote, accelerate and empower women politically and economically for  national development.

Mrs Ativie, announced that the non-governmental organization, has plans to register no fewer than 5000 new female adults into its fold before the end of August 2019.

The Chairperson who led other members of the group on the visit, explained that Hon Ativie cited low participation of women in governance in Nigeria formed the resolution by the group to take its drive to the grassroots.

Mrs Ativie who is a former Speaker of Edo State House of Assembly, assured that the voluntary organization is committed to enlighten and educate women on how to break barriers that can prevent them from realizing their potentials and goals in life.

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According to her, the non-sectarian, non-profitable organization and non-discriminatory, attempts to stimulate and empowerment of women towards “acquiring entrepreneurial skills”.

Responding,  Edo State NUJ Chairman, Comrade Roland Osakue, challenged the leadership of Nigerian League of Women Voters’ to engaged in proper education of its members.

He also sued for love and support amongst members, and assured the State Council’s partnership.

The group, which is fashioned after an American model of positioning women in politics, cuts across the 18 Local Government Areas of the State.

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