Senatorial Aspirant Rolls Out Plans For Women Development

By Victor Nwegede, Abakaliki.

Comrade Marcelo Nwaji Anyigor, the All Progressives Congress Aspirant for the Ebonyi South Senatorial seat has disclosed his plans to sponsor a bill which would help to peel off the barriers militating against women's development in Nigeria if he emerge victorious at the polls. 

Anyigor, the Southeast Director of Asiwaju Grassroots Foundation, AGF Project Beyond 2023 stated this while interacting with journalists on his plans for the female folks if he emerges as a lawmaker representing Ebonyi South Senatorial District in the 10th Senate.

The Senatorial Aspirant disclosed that he has understood early in life the pivotal roles being played by women in moulding and shaping the lives of the young ones who are the future leaders in any society.

He said: "I recognize the great influence of my mother on my life which made me turn out as a successful businessman and exemplary leader of note. 

"Against this background, if elected as Senator representing Ebonyi South Senatorial District in the 10th Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, I intend to collaborate with additional lawmakers especially female legislators and the Federal Ministry of Women Affairs in removing the barriers militating against women's development in this male-dominated society, by particularly engaging the relevant programmes aimed at achieving improved women livelihood, widows welfare, equal opportunity in politics and job as well as the promotion of economic empowerment for women entrepreneurs in the country. 

"This will not only put the South Southeast stead to realize their potential and contribute meaningfully to nation-building but would create an egalitarian society, bereft of discrimination based on gender.

"It will also reduce the lingering phenomenon of male chauvinism that has been ravaging the entire African nation and suppressing the voices of our women adults and the girl-child".

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