As the world marked the International Women Day and Mother’s Day last week, the Founder/President of Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYARF), Hajiya (Dr.) Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua, has enjoined women in the country to participate in politics and avoid anything that will make them be relegated to the background in the scheme of things.
In her message to the IWD and Mothers’ Day, the ASYARF Founder said the plea was necessary in order to let people know that women’s education no longer ends in the kitchen but also they (women) have the knowledge and capacity to excel in any field of human endeavour.
Stating also that most women have the capacities to be at the helm of affairs in the country political wise, the ASYARF President urged all tiers of government to always avoid any legislation that will constitute a clog in the wheel of progress of women in the country.
She stated that it is by participating in politics that women will vote for the people of their choice who will eventually address their plights.
Hajiya Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua stated these just as he condemned the recent abduction of the 110 secondary school girls in Dapchi, Yobe State by the Boko Haram terrorists, describing the ugly incident as shocking, unfortunate and a sad development.
While urging the parents of the victims to be patient and prayerful, the ASYARF boss appealed to the Federal Government to ensure that security agencies do not leave any stone unturned in not only rescuing the Dapchi school girls alive, but also the remaining Chibok girls and other people being held captive by the terrorist organizations.
She then appealed to the authorities concerned to ensure beefing up security in the schools to avoid incessant kidnappings of the innocent pupils inside their premises.
“We should encourage our women to hold leadership positions in the country. We must commend them for the jobs they are doing in their homes, various offices and various places of work. We need to celebrate women not only every year but every day. So, women, children and others must be protected from attacks by terrorists, herdsmen and other attackers”, Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua stated.
For a better society
Source: New feed