FG Urged To Implement Women Desires Presented At Confab
Former Minister of state for water resources, Dr. Salome Audu Jankada has called on President Goodluck Jonathan to implement all the requests presented concerning women in the country at the national conference.
Jankada made the call today in Abuja at a press conference organised by a Non Governmental Organisation, NGO, the Mothers of Vision Development Initiative, (MVDI).
She, un-have of women in the country appreciated President Jonathan for his courage and the ways and manners he handle issues at the national confab despite all odds.
According to her, “We are calling on President Jonathan to declare his intention and come out openly without delay to contest for the forth coming general elections come 2015.”
The Former Minister, who is also the founder of the organisation, said that women are strongly behind President Jonathan to succeed himself through the poll in 2015 general elections.
Jankada also urged the first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan to come out through various organisations to tell Nigerians and women in particular to support President Jonathan in 2015 general elections.
The leader of the organisation called on the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the entire national working committee of the party to give more positions to women to enable them prove their worth.
She asserted that although President Jonathan’s administration has considered many women in his administration, saying that the group still need more of women in position of authority across the country.
“We are not disputing the fact that Jonathan administration had considered more women in his cabinet than any other President in the country, but like Oliver Twist, we are still asking for more”
“Among the whole Presidents that had ruled before, none of them was gender sensitive like President Goodluck Jonathan and that is why we are calling on women to give him maximum support to enable him do more for women” she said.
One of the officials of the group, a former House of Representative aspirant, Mrs. Nelly Mokwenyi said that President Jonathan was able lay to rest the issue of minority, adding that such individual should be uphold.
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