By; AMOS TAUNA, Kaduna
The House of Representatives hopeful for Zangon Kataf /Jaba Federal Constituency on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Honourable Esther Abba, has called on Women in Southern Kaduna to fully engage themselves in the present political exercise ongoing across the country ahead of the 2023 general elections.
According to her, “I urge you my sisters not to be left behind in the present political dispensation but we should all actively participate towards ushering new political leaders that will pilot the affairs of this great country from 2023 to 2027.”
While using herself as an example for the younger generation to learn, she told them how she joined politics immediately after her husband’s retirement from the military, stressing that she was able to attract lots of personal and Constituency projects through lobby as a female Legislator and a mother.
She posited that women must rise to the challenge and create a difference in the political arena, by helping the men in bringing food for their children at home and their communities at large, adding, “it is time to stop blaming the men for failures, we must integrate ourselves and bring the desired changes in our communities by active participation in politics so that together we shall share ideas on how best to move our communities forward.”
Honourable Esther Abba said that she was more than determined to double her efforts in attracting dividends of democracy to the good people of Zangon Kataf /Jaba Federal Constituency if voted as Member, House of Representatives in 2023.
It could be recalled that Honourable Chief Mrs. Esther Abba was a Member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly under the PDP as she represented Zangon Kataf Constituency between 2007 – 2015 and contributed immensely to the development of her people with many projects which are still standing till tall today.
According to Esther Abba, “My eyes are more opened to other things if given the opportunity to serve my people, l will explore all avenues and ensure that my constituency enjoy more dividends of democracy than any constituency in the country.”
She called on women and youths to be positive in their thinking and engage in meaningful ventures that would make their lives worth living and separate themselves from acts that are inimical to the development of the country.
“We should also desist from acts that will affect our harmonious coexistence and always ensure we cooperate with one another for our survival so that together we will fulfil the will of our creator of being our brother’s keeper,” she advised.