Hajiya Salamatu Baiwa Umar-Eluma, leader of the Women wing of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), decorating Aisha Buhari in the new APC aso oke and ankara print when the APC women visited her at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, today, Tuesday, August 7.
Aisha Buhari had, during the visit, asked politicians to operate within the guidelines of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,
Aisha Buhari, who congratulated the newly elected National Women leader of the ruling party, Hajiya Salamatu Baiwa Umar-Eluma i and appealed to her that those who lost the election should be carried along in the scheme of things so as to present a strong united front as the elections draw nearer.
The President’s wife asked the female politicians to sustain the tempo and continue to support the government whilst not forgetting to make sure the 35 percent affirmative action for women is implemented, even as she asked that nepotism be rejected in his totality.
Earlier, the newly elected women leader had pledged that there would be an all inclusive platform with the tag: “no woman left behind” which would involve gender advocacy, training and workshops to enlighten women on their roles in democracy, influencing legislations in favour of women’s rights.
Southwest women leader, Mrs. Kemi Nelson who spoke on behalf of women leaders in the zone, reassured the wife of the President that they would work to support the new women leader. [myad]