WOMEN INCLUSIVENESS IN GOVERNANCE: UN Praises Gov. Bello, Seeks Partnership

WOMEN INCLUSIVENESS IN GOVERNANCE: UN Praises Gov. Bello, Seeks Partnership

Governor YAHAYA Bello of Kogi State has again received commendations over his adminstrative styles that favours women inclusiveness in governance.
The latest commendation which his coming at the heal of the award from the National Women Society of Nigeria, is from the United Nation.
This was revealed in a letter by Ms. Comfort Lamptey, the UN Women Representative To Nigeria and ECOWAS, and release to newsmen by the State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Kingsley Fanwo.
The letter reads apart, 
HE Mr. Yahaya Bello, EXecutive Governor ot Kogi State, Lokoja, Kogi State

Letter of commendation and Request tor Courtesy Visit

On behalf of UN Women, I would ike to take this opportunity to commend you for recentlypositioned to harness the contributions of women at the local level, where government isclosest to the people.
This significant move also affords the appointed women the opportunity to gain governance suills at the local level while preparing them to occupy higher offices in the future.
I would further like to thank you tor pushing forward the global agenda on gender equality and women’s political participation in Nigeria.
In this same vein, I would be honoured to pay you a courtesy visit on the week beginningand also to explore possibilities for partnership and collaboration to support the newlyappointed women deputy LGA chairpersons to succeed in their new roles.
To facilitate follow-up interactions, UN Women would welcome the opportunity to engagewith a nominated focal person from your Office. The UN Women Focal Point is Ms. Chundung Ashley Dauda. She can be reached by e-mail as follows: chundung.dauda@unwomen.org. orphone: +2348183683789.
I would like to extend to you, the assurances of UN Women’s commitment to support youto succeed in your standard-setting role of building an inclusive and gender-sensitive localgovernance system in Kogi state.


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