Nigeria@63: NGO hails Tinubu for women inclusiveness in government
A non-governmental organization, Glamodi Women and Girls Development Initiative (GLAMODI), that empowers women and girls towards self-reliance, has lauded President Bola Tinubu for giving women appointments in his government.
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The organisation gave the commendation in a letter expressing its goodwill and felicitation to the president on the 2023 Independence Day Commemoration.
According to the letter, “A Heartfelt Applause for Your Commitment to Gender Inclusivity,” was signed by the NGO’s Executive Director, Stephanie Apel.
The NGO described the inclusion of women in Tinubu’s cabinent as unprecedented, adding that it is a fulfillment of his campaign promises to carry women along.
According Apel,women are good managers of the home and family by nature, and the quest for a prosperous and developed nation can only be possible through their involvement in all strata of leadership .
“Dear President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, we the entire team at Glamodi – a dedicated Women and Girls Development Organisation extend our profound appreciation to you on the occasion of Nigeria’s 63rd Independence anniversary celebration,
“Your commitment to inclusivity and gender equity has not gone unnoticed and we applaud your graciousness in appointing a substantial number of women to key positions within your administration.
“This decision is a testament to your vision for a more equitable Nigeria, where the talents and potential of all citizens, regardless of gender, are fully recognized and harnessed.
“Your actions resonate deeply with our mission to empower and uplift women and girls, and they inspire us to continue our tireless efforts in this noble endeavor.
“By placing women in influential roles, you are setting a powerful example for the entire nation and paving the way for future generations of female leaders,” the letter reads in parts,” she said.
She eulogised the president further that “It is leaders like you who catalyse positive change and inspire us all to strive for a more just and equal world.
“Your administration’s commitment to this cause is not just commendable; it is a beacon of hope and a source of inspiration for women and girls across Nigeria.
“As we, at Glamodi, work tirelessly to empower women and girls, we look up to your leadership as a source of motivation.
“Your actions reinforce our belief that together, we can create a society where every woman and girl can realise her full potential and contribute meaningfully to the progress of our nation.”
She further expressed gratitude to the Tinubu administration for what it described as “progressive advancing of gender equity.”
“Your legacy as a champion of inclusivity will undoubtedly leave an indelible mark on Nigeria’s history.” she added.
The current female ministers in President Tinubu’s administration include Lola Ade-John, Minister of Tourism, Doris Anite, Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Nkiruka Onyejeocha, Minister of State for Labour and Employment.
Others are Uju Kennedy ,Minister of Women Affairs, Betta Edu,Minister of Humanitarian Affairs and Poverty Alleviation and Hannatu Musawa ,Minister of Art, Culture and the Creative Economy.