Nigeria: Women mobilise for effective participation ahead of 2019 polls

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Nigeria: Women mobilise for effective participation ahead of 2019 polls

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Scores of female contestants under the aegis of Women Aspirants Summit in Abuja mobilised for effective participation in politics as the 2019 general elections draw nearer.

It was also canvassed that women should support themselves beyond their different political parties, adding that until they are properly represented in politics, modern democratic governance would remain a mirage in the country.

In her presentation, the president, Women in Politics Forum, Ebere Ifendu, underscored the fact that the gender dominates the voting population in Nigeria but regretted that over the years, this advantage had not translated to their political development.

Click here to read the full article published by The Guardian on 1 August 2018.

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