Women Societies Council congratulates President Buhari

Mrs Gloria Shoda, NCWS President

The National Council of Women Societies, NCWS has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election as the country’s President.

President of the council, Mrs Gloria Shoda, said Buhari’s victory was a reflection of the people’s choice.

She called on the president to use his second term to ensure that more women were given opportunity to serve in government.

According to her, women form a greater percentage of the Nigerian population, saying that giving them opportunity to serve will give them a sense of belonging and responsibility on how to move the nation forward

”We know, as home builders and go getters, that putting more women in strategic positions will move the country to the desired next level,” she said.

Shoda also called on the president to invest more in the education sector to reduce the burden of educating the children on parents.

Create More Jobs for women and youths
The NCWS president also urged the Buhari administration to create more job opportunities for the youths in addition to empowering more women.

President Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC was on Wednesday declared re-elected by Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, having polled 15,191,847 votes, winning in 19 states.

Buhari defeated other 72 candidates including Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who scored 11, 255,978 votes and won 17 States and the FCT.