The Borno State Commissioner,Women Affairs, Social Developement,Hajiya Zuwaira Gambo has commended the state governor and first lady of Borno State for providing succour to the women in the state in a post COVID-19 pandemic era.
She made this remark to mark the 2021 International Women’s Day held in the state capital, Maiduguri.
Honourable Zuwaira Gambo stated the combination of the state Governor and his wife, is the best thing that has happened to the people of Borno State, particularly the women in recent times.
She said this year’s program is unique amidst second wave of COVID-19 and the relentless effforts of the state government towards women emancipation.
She urged Borno women to pray for the first family for more guidance in their quest to bequaeth the state,the legacy of good governance and people oriented leadership.
She congratulated the state’s First Lady on her decision to celebrate this year’s Women’s day with the vulnerable in the society,with a view to making them productive and ensure self realisation.
Highlights of the occassion include paper presentation on Women in leadership in a COVID-19 era, distribution of empowerment items and launching of the 2021 international women’s day.