Nasarawa female lawmaker Danyaro pledges to support Nigerian women in politics
Chairman, Nasarawa State House of Assembly Committee on Women Affairs, Hon Hajara Danyaro Ibrahim, has urged Nigerian women to support women aspiring for political positions to enable them succeed and contribute positively to the development of the society.
Hon Danyaro, who is a member representing Nasarawa Central Constituency made the call while playing host to NCWS, Nasarawa State Chapter at Assembly complex in Lafia today.
She urged women to actively participate in politics in their interest and for the overall development of the country.
” Let’s actively participate in politics to contribute positively to the development of the society,
” The problem is that if you see a woman/ women contesting for political positions, it is the same woman/ women that will say we will not support and vote for you.
” Why are we doing this to ourselves and we have been complaining that women don’t get more positions/ appointments ” she said.
According to her, Let’s support each other based on merit, competency as well as share joy and pain of each other at all times
Hon Danyaro assured of her readiness to continue to be the voice of the women as well as protect their interest while performing her duties.
She appreciated Gov. Abdullahi Sule for appointing women into government positions while appealing for more appointments of women in that direction.
The lawmaker called on the women to continue to support Gov. Abdullahi Sule’s administration to succeed.
Besides, Hon Danyaro assured of her commitment to look into the challenges facing the women in the state.
Earlier, Mrs Mary Meshi, the President of the NCWS, Nasarawa State said that the visit was to congratulate Hon Danyaro on her election and inauguration as member of the state legislature.
She also said that the visit was to identify with the lawmaker and assured her of their support at all times.
” We want to appreciate God for your election into the state Assembly.
” You are the second woman to be here after Hon Mary Enwongulu, the former Minority Leader.
” We believe in your capacity and capability to represent us and other women well,” she said.
The president urged Hon Danyaro to make law that will add value to women and other people of the state.
” NCWS are happy to have you because we believe that you will make law that will add value to women and other people, she said
She appealed for appointment of more women into Government positions.
” We also want to appeal to the state government to build our secretariat for effective service delivery,” she said
It would be reported that the courtesy call featured presentation of a plague by the NCWS as a mark of honour and recognition to the lawmaker.9