Nigerian League of Women Voters holds convention Wednesday in Abuja

Posted by Mayowa Okekale, Abuja | 15 May 2019 | 879 times

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In continuation of its efforts at empowering Nigerian women politically and economically for national development, Nigerian League of Women Voters (NILOWV) would be holding its 2019 annual convention today, Wednesday, May 15, 2019.

The venue for the programme is Nigerian National Merit Award House, Agustin Ironsi Street, Maitama, Abuja.

The organisation’s aim is to educate and mobilise Nigerian women to enable them play a larger role in governance, public matters, public affairs and to defend Nigeria’s democracy.

NILOWV is a non-partisan and non-governmental organisation that is committed to attract to herself all females from the age of 18 years and above, so as to enlighten them on their civic rights and duties within the context of our present day Nigeria.

Some of the issues that would be discussed shall be centred on seeking to promote, in all ramifications, the empowerment of all women; accelerating the participation of women in all arms of government, corporate bodies and stimulating women towards entrepreneurial skills.

The event as to be led by Dr. Esther Uduehi would be attended by delegates from all over the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

 


Source: News Express

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