President urges political parties in Nigeria to be fair to women aspirants in 2019 elections

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President urges political parties in Nigeria to be fair to women aspirants in 2019 elections

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President Muhammadu Buhari has called on political parties to ensure conducive atmosphere for women aspirants in the forthcoming 2019 General Elections.

Buhari said this on Thursday while addressing Nigerian women at the Women Political Aspirants Advocacy Summit in Abuja.

He called for an enabling environment for free and fair playing grounds where women can contest elective positions and participate in political process.

He said, Nigerian women are resilient and dedicated to their responsibilities.

“Women constitute more than fifty per cent of voters and by experience they are more dedicated, more principled.

“Politicians rely on women voters because their word is usually their bond. Women stand by candidates they believed in all the way. So, politicians do a lot to gain their confidence.’’

Click here to read the full article published by Pulse on 31 August 2018.

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