INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’s DAY: JOEFEL celebrates women, Particularly Okpebholo Women.
A Frontline 2023 Federal House of Representatives aspirant for Okpebholo (Esan West, Esan Central, and Igueben Federal Constituency, Hon. (Dr.) Felix Godsent Akhabue JP aka JOEFEL has felicitated with the women folk on the occasion of this year’s International Women’s Day, for their many contributions in nation building.
Every March 8, Nigerian women join the rest of the world to celebrate the International Women’s Day, and this year is not an exception, as the theme is; “Gender equality today for sustainable tomorrow”.
Hon. Akhabue, in a statement on Tuesday in Ekpoma and made available to newsmen, described the theme of this year’s celebration, “Gender equality today for sustainable tomorrow”, as apt in reminding the society of the pivotal roles women play in the family and the nation.
In his word; “Women play indispensable roles in private, family, and public lives and deserve full support and respect of society for those roles.
“Our women also deserve support and encouragement to participate without discrimination or inhibitions in governance and public affairs in general.
“Our public policies should therefore, deliberately seek to get the best from them for the peace and progress of our country,” He said.