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Mrs Aisha Buhari celebrates International Women’s Day

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The Wife of the President Mrs Aisha Buhari has called for global action to accelerate the attainment of gender parity through the empowerment of women, this was issued in a statement to commemorate this years international womens day, which has as its theme for this year “pledge for parity”.

Mrs Buhari who was represented by the Wife of the Vice President Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo further said this years event presents another challenge to world leaders to take action with special emphasis on the role of women as champions of gender parity, she also stressed the need for urgent action to be taken to standardize religious activities in Nigeria and ensure holistic rehabilitation of women and children affected by insurgency in parts of the country, She used the occasion to donate food items to some orphanage homes in Abuja, namely the Mother Therese orphanage, Al Ummah orphanage.

Former Minister for Science and Technology Mrs Paullen Tallen also distributed food items on behalf of the wife of the president  at the Hope for survival Orphanage and the Wassai IDP camp

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