IWD2024: Pres. Tinubu celebrates Nigerian women, says they are pivot of the nation

President Bola Tinubu has hailed Nigerian women on this year’s International Women’s Day, describing them as the cornerstone of the nation’s progress and prosperity.

The president stated this in a statement on Thursday by his spokesman, Ajuri Ngelale titled ‘President Tinubu celebrates Nigerian women, says they are the pivot of the nation.’

He reiterated his administration’s commitment to prioritize women’s welfare, protect their rights, and advance their causes.

“President Tinubu notes that the theme of this year’s International Women’s Day, ‘Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress’ , fits well within his administration’s policy initiatives on educating and empowering women, not only through inclusion in governance but also by ensuring that they remain relevant and unimpeachable voices in the development process across all sectors of the economy.

“He affirms that in every discipline and field of human endeavour, the standout achievements of Nigerian women have become a testament to the resilience, strength, courage, and ingenuity of all women across the world, as well as a mark of their exceptional quality as emissaries of hope and possibilities,” the statement read.

According to Tinubu, these accomplishments underscore the remarkable quality of Nigerian women as beacons of hope and agents of change worldwide.

The president stated that his administration is focused on providing investments in educating the girl child while fostering inclusive programmes and initiatives that bolster their active roles in the areas of knowledge, science, technology, research, and innovation into the future.



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