Mrs Matilda Anyamele, the Special Assistant on Special Duties to the Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti has said her principal is doing enough to advance the inclusion of women in governance.

She said this on Sunday in an interaction with ABN TV, in commemoration of Mother’s Day, which came just two days after International Women’s Day.

She said apart from her, several other women were equally appointed into leadership positions by the Abia State government.

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“If you look at the Permanent Secretaries that were inaugurated sometime last year, you will see that out of the 24, 17 are women.

“I have three other women working with me in the Office of the First Lady, the Commissioner for Health, Commissioner for Education, Commissioner for Women Affairs, and Commissioner for Agriculture, all these are women”, age states.

According to Mrs. Anyamele, there are also SSAs to the Governor who are women, applauding the governor for the efforts he has made in bringing women to governance.

She said the celebration of Mother’s Day is a wake-up call on women to understand their roles in the society, urging them not to see themselves as lesser beings.



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