Abia commissioner lauds Otti for appointing more women into office

Fri, Nov 3, 2023
By editor
1 MIN READ

Politics

MRS Ngozi Felix, the Abia Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, on Friday lauded Gov. Alex Otti for his recent appointment of more women as Permanent Secretaries into the state civil service.

Felix, in a statement in Umuahia, noted that the appointments were a demonstration that Otti is a gender-sensitive governor.

She also appreciated the governor’s appointment of more women into various political and administrative positions since his assumption of office.

“Indeed, these appointments have proven that you are truly a He-For-She and gender champion governor, by ensuring greater participation of women in policy making and governance.

“As you champion equality, you make our state and society better for all,” she stated.

The commissioner also congratulated the newly-appointed permanent secretaries and urged them to be dedicated to service as well as contribute their quota to the success of the Labour Party-led administration.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that about 13 of the newly-appointed 24 permanent secretaries on Wednesday are women. (NAN)

A.

-November 03, 2023 @ 13:59 GMT |

Tags:


Benue Govt. distributes FG’s palliatives to vulnerable people 

THE Benue Government has distributed a total of 17,940 bags of maize and 4,132 bags of garri donated by the...

Read More
Protest: Community leader harps on dialogue

A Yoruba community leader in Sokoto State, Chief James Olorunfemi, has advocated for dialogue instead of the planned protest by...

Read More
Man docked for allegedly stealing N1.7m from church

A 69-year-old  man, Charles Aremu, was on Thursday docked in an Iyaganku Magistrates’ court in Ibadan for allegedly stealing N1.7million...

Read More