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International Women’s Day: NAWOJ Task Politicians on ‘Seat-Tight-Syndrome’

By: Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara
The National Association of Women Journalists’ (NAWOJ) Vice President, Hajia Bilqees Oladimeji has urged Nigeria Politicians to avoid over staying their welcome in various Political or Public offices so as to enable other people serve and give women more opportunity to contribute their quota to the development of the nation.
She advised them to understudy Process of National Election of NAWOJ which allows smooth transition of power from one person to another after three years in office.
Hajia Oladimeji stated this during NAWOJ courtesy call to various Media house in Ilorin in commemoration of International Women’s day and forth coming Kwara NAWOJ week slated for ending of March this year.
“I call on Politicians to avoid set tight system in office and study how NAWOJ has been conducting and will conduct another electoral process come May which will end the tenure of those presently in office after spending three years serving the great NAWOJIANS,” she urged.
The VP said every 8th of March is important in every women’s live as it’s dedicated for their celebration.
She called for more action on Cancer awareness,girl child education,and stiff penalty for any rapist.
Oladimeji commended Federal government for free interest loan provided for Market women in the country urging states government to follow suit as empowering a woman leads to entire nation’s empowerment.
Earlier the Chairperson, Kwara State Chapter of NAWOJ Hajia Binta Abubakar Mora seeks for financial uplifting from the medium visited against the forthcoming Press week and NAWOJ NEC meeting coming up at Gombe in March and May respectively.
She commended the General Managers and Managing Directors of various media houses for their previous support hoping to enjoy more of the gesture.
The hosting General Managers and Managing Directors pledged  their support financially and in coverage of the forthcoming press week as well as ensure Kwara chapter of NAWOJ made it to the forthcoming National Executives Council meeting as they said NAWOJ has been up and doing.
The medium visited were Harmony FM Idofian,the state Commissioner for Information and Communication Heading Ministry of Information, Kwara State, Herald Newspaper, Kwara State Broadcasting Cooperation (Radio Kwara), and Mandate Publication; publisher of National Pilot newspaper.

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