Good Education Still Eludes Nigerian Women -Kaduna Governor’s Wife

Mrs YeroBy Lola Idahosa, Kaduna

The wife of Kaduna State Governor, Hajia Fatima Muhktar Ramalan Yero has said good , qualitative education still eludes the Nigerian  women especially in the Northern region, hence limiting their competitiveness and to keep pace with their male counterparts. She the assertion while speaking at the flagging off of women empowerment project organized for women in the state by Federation for Urban Poor (FEDUP)

According to Hajia Fatima, it has been easy for women to get higher education can help them to compete in the fast growing world. She attributed this to some cultural, social and religious beliefs.She  expressed gratitude to the training centres which it possible for the trainee women and other less privileged  in the society believe   they too can lead an independent and secure life.

“Although women are trying to keep pace with men, and are becoming more independent today than any period in the world , it has been easy for women to get higher education  can help them compete with the fast growing world.

“Obviously, with an increase in population and the challenges faced today, more and more women are finding it hard to make it through the day. However, I would say we are grateful to training centres like this one.

“As you are aware a good financial condition of a family helps in many ways; one can easily survive any difficulty with the help of capital, where it is needed.

“Indeed the present administration is deeply concerned about the plight of the less privileged members of society. It is to improving the lives and well of the people in whatever way possible. is why government available lands for local, national and international organizations which  have the foresight, sincerity of purpose and capacity to train, support and empower the less privilege.

“I can assure you that more plan are underway aimed at creating opportunities for people especially women and the youth. It is my belief that a financially strong woman is more equipped to take care of her family; she gets extra and feels more independent and secure even as she gets the proper respect by her family members and the society as a whole,” she said.

Hajia Fatima Yero called on well -meaning individuals and citizens to join hands with government aimed at improving the lives of the less privileged  in the society; while she admonished the trainees chosen out of the thousands of other young women, to make use of the opportunity to better themselves and their .

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