…says his administration is committed to addressing women needs, challenges
Gombe state Governor, Alhaji Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has assured women in Gombe state of his administration’s commitment to ensure the promotion of policies and programmes that will address their needs and challenges.
In a goodwill message to mark the 2020 International women’s day, Governor Yahaya said that the occasion is not just a day to celebrate women, but to also reflect on the challenges they face and implement workable solutions towards addressing them and removing barriers that impede their success.
He commended the theme of this year’s celebration, #EachForEqual, which seeks to draw attention to the idea that gender inequality is not only a women’s issue, but economic and community one.
He said, In Gombe state, women hold key cabinet positions which is one of the steps towards demonstrating that indeed, his administration subscribes to gender mainstreaming and providing ease of access to resources and opportunities, including economic participation and decision-making regardless of gender.
Governor Yahaya described women as wonderful partners in the onerous task of nation building, encouraging them to continue to remain positive and be focused as well as use their talents and motherly disposition in ensuring proper upbringing of their wards and contributing to societal growth and development.
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