Olejeme praises Jonathan
Chairman, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, NSITF, Dr. Ngozi Olejeme on Saturday praised President Goodluck Jonathan for taking the greatest step in Nigerian history towards gender equality, women rights and empowerment.
In a statement issued in Asaba to mark the 2014 International Women's Day by the Deputy Director General, You and I Foundation, Barrister Raymos Guanah, Olejeme described President Jonathan as an embodiment of progress, peace and prosperity in Nigeria.
The NSITF boss urged women to think of ways of claiming more space and opportunities in future.
She thanked the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan for championing gender equality and women's empowerment.
She also urged the women to support her advocacy for women's advancement and gender balance in Nigeria.
'We need to work towards increasing the number of women in decision making positions, parliament and other governmental positions in future. We need to create more awareness and support women seeking elective positions. We need to train our children'' she said.
'Women have proved over the years that they can be trusted' she added.
EBIRERI HENRY OVIE
Director, Public Affairs