Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Appoint women in your cabinet ;Stakeholders in kogi urge Bello


The Kogi state governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has been called upon to give attention to women  by considering them for appointment  in his cabinet.

In a separate interview with our news crew,  the Chairperson, International Fedreration of female lawyers (FIDA) Kogi state Branch  Falilat Musa, Barrister Christina Adejumo and Barrister Janet Makun recalled that a week to the November 21st  governorship election all aspirants signed a pact with women in the state.

Speaking on the need to carry women along in the appointment into various offices, Barrister Janet Makun urged the present administration to imitate the federal government by appointing women of reputable standards as not only commissioners but Special advisers.

Makun said during the governorship election, women came out in their numbers to vote and thus should not be sidelined during various appointments.

She recalled that  the late Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Abubakar audu alongside other aspirants signed a pact with women in the state.

Also speaking, the Chairperson, International Fedreration of female lawyers (FIDA) Kogi state Branch  Falilat Musa and Barrister Christina Adejumo both said it has been discovered that after elections women are being sidelined.

They urged the present government to carry women along in every of their activities.