First Lady Aisha Buhari is set to host the first-ever National Progressive Women’s conference in Abuja.
According to a statement by Hon. Abike Dabiri Erewa, chairman, Media and Publicity Committee the conference which has as its theme “One voice uniting for progress”, is being spearheaded by the All Progressive Congress, APC.
“The First Lady of Nigeria, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, will deliver the keynote address while the Vice President of Liberia, Dr. Jawel Howard-Taylor, will share her experience as a top government functionary with participants at the conference, which will be attended by more than 1,000 women drawn from the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory.
According to Dabiri-Erewa, the conference will focus on inspiring and propelling women to greater successful forays into politics, governance and leadership roles in businesses.
“More than 200 leaders from the three tiers of government in the country and some prominent business women and captains of industry have confirmed participation in the Conference.”
“They will make presentations focused on inspiring and propeling women to greater successful forays into politics, governance and leadership roles in businesses,” the statement read.