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Nigeria: I Pray to See a Lady President in Our Lifetime – Damagum

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Abuja — The Appearing Nationwide Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP), Amb. Umar Damagum, has expressed a need to see a girl emerge as Nigeria’s President in his lifetime.

Damagum stated this throughout a Public Lecture Organised by the Nationwide Lady Chief of the social gathering, Amina Divine Arong, as a part of actions to mark the 2024 Version of the Worldwide Girls’s Day, in Abuja, on Friday.

The Ag. Chairman who was represented on the occasion by the social gathering’s Nationwide Secretary, Sen. Samuel Anyanwu, stated the significance of moms and the function of ladies can’t be over emphercized.

He stated, “Let me be honest with you, whether it is doable and I pray and I imagine and hope that even when not in our personal technology, I’ll wish to see that someday a girl will turn into the president of this nation and I say this with utmost sincerity and from the depth of my coronary heart, as a result of I can inform you that the menfolk have failed this technology.

“In these days within the village, when there’s an downside within the household we search for our ladies, our wives they’re the those that come to make peace, so the significance of ladies can’t be over emphercized.

“In politics, that’s the reason the founding fathers of PDP know the function of ladies and that’s the reason at this time in Nigeria, regardless of the way you take a look at it , PDP is essentially the most democratic social gathering in Nigeria and Africa.

“That is the one social gathering that offers alternative to ladies to aspire to any place freed from cost with out shopping for any type. We do this as a result of we wish to encourage ladies.

“Within the subsequent dispensation of the NWC, I hope we’ve alternative to have extra ladies within the NWC, even when it means to surrender my very own place for a girl to take over I’ll gladly do this as a result of we would like an organisation the place ladies can reap the benefits of their nature to take the nation to a different degree.

“In the present day, in Nigeria and world over ladies has been victims of warfare, see what is going on in Nigeria. See what occurred in Nigeria yesteday, the ladies are struggling, that’s the reason this worldwide ladies day we’re calling on all the lads in Nigeria to help ladies.”

Earlier, the Nationwide Lady Chief in an tackle of welcome underscored the significance of giving ladies extra chief alternatives for the event of the Nigerian society.

Quoting Michele Bachelet, Arong stated, “For me, a greater democracy, is a democracy the place ladies don’t solely have the fitting to vote and to elect however to be elected.”

“Girls’s equal participation and management in politics are one of many keys to the achievement of the sustainable growth targets by 2030.