President Goodluck Jonathan has promised to do better things for Nigerian women even as he wished them a happy Mothers’ Day celebration as they mark the day set aside worldwide to commemorate mothers and their great, unique and indispensable service to humanity.
In a statement by his special adviser on media and publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati today, President Jonathan assured women that his government will continue to do all within its powers to further empower them to play their immense, God-given role for the greater glory of the dear nation.
He reaffirmed that his administration will continue to progressively strengthen its affirmative actions in favour of girls, women and mothers while intensifying its actions aimed at promoting gender equality in the nation.
The President who attended a special service at the Presidential Villa to commemorate Mothers’ Day with his mother, Madam Eunice Jonathan and the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, prayed to God to bless all Nigerian mothers and reward them for the immense love and care with which they continue to nurture and raise worthy children on whom the future prospects of the great nation will depend. [myad]