NEWS:Traditional and Religious Leaders are Call upon to Engage women in promoting peace and security in Adamawa state...
In his welcome address, the Hon. Commissioner, Ministry for Women Affairs and Social Development, Alhaji Aliyu Bell Tola, commends UN Women for promoting the plight of women in the state and the country at large and wish the forum a successful meeting.
In his research paper presentation entitled “The need to engage women in promoting peace and security”, the resource person Mr. Hussaini Abdu said promoting women engagement in peace and security in the state is encouraging, because women are good decision makers and they are most vulnerable whenever conflict occur in a society.
Furthermore, in the course of the meeting, it has been confirmed that women are given traditional titles in Ganye and Numan local governments of Adamawa state, and it is considered a step forward in engaging women in leadership.
In her closing remarks, the permanent secretary, ministry for women Affairs, Haj. Maisaratu Bello call on the stakeholders to support women in promoting peace in the state.
Those who attended the meeting are Hon. Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy, Traditional rulers, Religious leaders,Resource person, Development partners, and journalists.
BY: Aisha Saad
Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development