Dearth of female Nigerian leaders

Editorial / Opinion Piece / Blog Post

June 27, 2018

Dearth of female Nigerian leaders


It is nothing short of scandalous for there not to be a single female governor of any state in this country, let alone a major party leader or a serious Presidential contender of any political hue. Political parties are awash with so-called “women leaders” whose main role is to organise catering and welfare support largely for the convenience of men. Never mind the few infamous women who have also had their hands deep in corruption and looting in this country, it is my contention that the administration and good governance of this country would tilt towards a renaissance with the involvement of more female leaders both in business and in politics. So, to coin a phrase, I say, women of Nigeria, rise up, wake up, you have nothing to lose but your chains.

Click here to read the full article published by Punch on 26 June 2018.

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