“Lets Get Nigeria Working Again” is a clarion call for which the Nigeria women are so determined not to leave any stone unturned.
It was for this course that the wife of the Taraba State Governor, Barr. Anna Darius Ishaku, wife of the former Vice President of Nigeria, Hajia Titi Atiku Abubakar, wife of the Senate President, Mrs. Toyin Saraki alongside the wife of the Speaker, Mrs. Gimbia Dogara and wife of the of the Benue State Governor , Her Excellency Eunice Ortom with other Prominent PDP stakeholders’ wives and women of substance across Nigeria met at the PDP National Women Conference 2019, held in Abuja the nation’s capital.
At the conference with the theme “Call to Action”, these women of substance from various walks of life pained by the state of the nation, came out of their comfort zones to deliberate on critical issues that affect Nigerians, particularly women and children who are the most vulnerable.
According to these women of impact, they no longer needed any form of “slow motion”. They prefer a President that can hit the ground running and that is no other person than Alhaji Atiku Abubakar GCON.
The women appealed that women be given more roles as party agents and canvassers as they are better canvassers for vote who can devise strategies to convince their husbands to vote for Atiku.
Since a man’s hair cannot be shaved in his absence, the incoming President and the presidential candidate of PDP was accompanied to the conference by the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki and the National Chairman of PDP, Chief Uche Secondus.
Atiku commended the women for organizing the conference which according him was historic and promising with futuristic benefits.
Atiku disclosed that for his near three decades in politics, women had always been his greatest supporters and the presence of his wives in that conference was an indication that women will not be relegated to the “other room” but will be at the forefront of decision making process in his government when elected.
Concurring to the views of Atiku, Saraki and the PDP Chairman applauded the women for the marvelous initiative and assured them of their cooperation. They also lauded the women for being reliable, dependable and trustworthy when it comes to the Nigerian electoral system.
According to the duo, Nigeria is in critical need for a healthy and energetic president who has the capacity and capability to handle the activities of the Presidency for 24 hours a day just as the seat requires.