Boost Women Inclusion in Governance - Patience Jonathan calls

Former first lady of Nigeria Dame Patience Jonathan, has urged the government to give more leadership roles to women, to boost their inclusion in governance. 

This will enable them to contribute their quota towards building a society which is stable and productive.

She made this call during an international virtual conference on " Covid-19: Leadership of Women in Times of Crisis." It was organized by the Universal Peace Federation for serving and former First Ladies across the world.

Going further, she also called for support for the crusade for gender equality and change towards a better society.

During her speech, the former first lady revealed what she has been doing during this Covid-19 pandemic.

She further submitted that her NGO, Women for Change and Development Initiative and A.Ariwera Reach out Foundation is giving counseling support to women who suffer any form of abuse and other forms of assault during this period of COVID 19.

Patience willingly released her building that’s in court to be used as a temporary Covid-19 isolation center donated items as hospital beds, bedsheets, Personal Protective Equipment-PPE and medications.

She expresses her appreciation to all those who responded to her call through GET INVOLVED INITIATIVE to contribute towards the fight against Covid 19 pandemic in the country.

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