By Yahaya Idris, Abuja.
It was all pomp and pageantry as the National Women Leader of the governing All Progressives Congress, (APC) Dr. Betta Edu Friday appointed as an ‘Ambassador’ of young women in APC by the Progressive Young Women Forum (PYWF) in Abuja.
President of the PYWF, Osamaye Seun Bosede says that the honor was in recognition of the sterling achievements of Dr. Edu and her support for the growth of APC women across the 36 States and FCT.
The women leader has shown capacity since she came onboard.
“You are our Mother and Amazon, this award is in recognition of your outstanding support and contributions to the growth and development of millions of Progressive Young women forum in the APC and Nigeria. Your efforts at pushing women to achieve excellence are amazing and this is our modest efforts to appreciate you” Osamaye said.
Responding, Dr. Betta Edu expressed gratitude to God and the women’s forum for finding her worthy of the award, even as she enjoined them to massively mobilize support for the APC in the 2023 general election elections.
She thanked them for the honour done her and dedicate the award to entire Nigerian women and the progressive, saying that her joy and happiness is beyond boundary.
” the coming election will be largely determined by young people, we must all be ready to mobilize more than 20 million votes for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for him to win the presidential election. We have started ‘operation 1000 young women per ward’ who will be anchors for young women in that ward. we must make it happen in our various wards in all the States”
Dr. Edu in her usual magnanimity and part of an effort to ease their movement donated the sum of 10 million naira to the youths to fast-track state representatives of the Progressive Young Women Forum to mobilize young women in their respective states for the success of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the APC presidential flag bearer in the 2023 election.
The high point of the event was Dr. Betta Edu received her letter of appointment as ambassador of 10 million young women in APC.
The event had attendance from APC women across the country and party officials.