First Lady, Aisha Buhari, APC To Host Progressive Women’s Conference – Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa

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By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan


The First Lady of Nigeria, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, is set to host the first-ever National Progressive Women’s Conference in Abuja 
According to a statement by Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman, Media and Publicity Committee, APC National Women’s Conference, 2022,  the theme of the Conference is “One Voice Uniting for Progress”  as its theme.
Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa stressed in the statement that during the conference, several topics including gender  inclusiveness in politics and greater role for women in governance will be discussed.

” The Conference, which is scheduled to hold on the 18th and19th of January 2022, at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, will brainstorm  on ways to strengthen women political rights,  address  barriers to women participation in the political process under democratic systems and evolve strategies for getting them fully involved.”

She maintained that the conference is being spearheaded by the All Progressives Congress (APC) through Hon. Stella Erhuvwu Okotete, member of its  Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention  Planning Committee (CECPC) – Women Representative 
The statement said the  First Lady of Nigeria, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, will deliver the keynote address. The Vice President of Liberia, Chief Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor will share her experience as a top government functionary with participants at the Conference, which will be attended by more than 1,000 women drawn from the 36 states of the  federation and the Federal Capital Territory.
Emphasizing that more than  200 leaders  from the three tiers of government in the country and some  prominent business women and captains of industry have confirmed participation in the Conference, Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa stressed that they will make presentations focused on inspiring and propelling women to greater successful forays into politics, governance and leadership roles  in businesses. 

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