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Appoint Women in your Cabinet; FIDA urges Bello
- Published on Saturday, 06 February 2016 08:30
- Written by Ugonna Bestman Elerueanya
In a separate interview with News Junkie the Chairperson, International Federation of Women lawyers (FIDA) Kogi state Branch Falilat Musa, Barrister Christina Adejumo and Barrister Janet Makun recalled that a week to the November 21st governorship election all aspirants signed a pact with women in the state.
Speaking on the need to carry women along in the appointment into various offices, Barrister Janet Makun urged the present administration to imitate the federal government by appointing women of reputable standards as not only commissioners but Special advisers.
Makun said during the governorship election, women came out in their numbers to vote and thus should not be sidelined during various appointments.
She recalled that the late Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Abubakar audu alongside other aspirants signed a pact with women in the state.
Also speaking, the Chairperson, International Fedreration of Women lawyers (FIDA) Kogi state Chapter Falilat Musa and Barrister Christina Adejumo both said it has been discovered that after elections women are being sidelined.
They urged the present government to carry women along in every of their activities.