Nigeria: Ogun - Fresh Perspectives On Women in Politics

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Nigeria: Ogun - Fresh Perspectives On Women in Politics

First Lady of Ogun State, Mrs. Olufunso Amosun, recently put forward new perspectives on how to make women's voices heard and make their votes count in Nigeria's political process, ahead of the 2015 general elections. She noted that the time had come for women to remind themselves and ask one another how they intend to take their rightful place in the continuously unfolding political equation in the country.

Delivering the keynote address at the Women's Conference with the theme: "The Role of Women in the Unfolding Political Equation" organised by the Capstone Church (Church Without Walls) in Yaba, Lagos, to mark the 2014 Mother's Day and the 10th anniversary of the church, the wife of the governor said success is never served a la Carte. "We have to stand up for what we believe in, we have to stand up and take our rightful places, we have to take bold steps to change the unfolding equation in our favour, it is not going to be handed to us, neither is it going to fall into our laps," she said.

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