Nigeria: Political parties unfair without female running mates – Stakeholders

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Nigeria: Political parties unfair without female running mates – Stakeholders

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Nigeria: Political parties unfair without female running mates – Stakeholders (Punch)

Stakeholders in the electoral process in Nigeria, including the United States-based National Democratic Institute have expressed concern over the exclusion of women as running mates in the presidential primaries for the 2023 elections.

They, therefore, emphasised the need for the media to beam attention on the marginalisation of women in the last presidential primaries by political parties.

These recommendations were among the highlights of a communique issued at the end of a two-day media training which held early August in Calabar for 25 journalists on gender reporting, with the theme: ‘Preparing journalists to promote women political participation: Training on gender-sensitive reporting in Nigeria.’

Click here to read the full article published by Punch on 7 August 2022.


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