2023: CNPP Calls On Political Parties To Field Female Candidates
The Federal Government should close the gender gaps between men and women to create more sustainable and inclusive economies and societies, the Conference of Nigeria Political Parties, CNPP has said.
The group also called on political parties, aspirants and candidates for the 2023 general elections to include women in decision making to strengthen the 35 per cent affirmative action, WeetalknaijaBlog can authoritavely report.
The State Chairman, Padi Ali stated these in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, on Saturday while speaking to WeetalknaijaBlog
According to him, “Gender equality remains a major issue despite its relevance, both as a human right and and as a catalyst for economic growth. This is why closing the gender gap is a central part of any strategy to create more sustainable and inclusive economies and societies.
He urged female politicians in the state to indicate interest and get involved in the political activities.