The Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello has promised to maintain the participation of girls in governance.
Bello gave the reassurance in an tackle to mark the celebration of Worldwide Girls Day within the state on Monday.
The Governor who was represented by his Deputy, Edward Onoja mentioned gender fairness would proceed to obtain the topmost precedence of his administration within the years forward.
Bello recalled that “His administration facilitated the appointment of 21 Chairpersons and 21 Counselors into the grassroots native council administration within the state
“Other than that, I’ve additionally appointed feminine as Secretary to Authorities of Kogi State, Head of Service, Particular Advisers and Commissioner for Girls Affairs ”
In her introductory speech, the Commissioner for Girls Affairs and Social Improvement, Hajia Fatima Buba disclosed that the Worldwide Girls Day Celebration which began in 1911 is focused at showcasing the financial, social and cultural achievements of the womenfolk world over.
In response to the commissioner “the Girls Day can be aimed toward reflecting on the progress made in previous years in addition to wanting again to the previous struggles for girls’s rights and safety”
She appealed to the Governor to provide extra alternatives for girls within the space of efficient participation in politics, appointment into key positions and sharing of state sources.
Worldwide Girls Day: Gov Bello guarantees extra involvement of girls in cupboard