Janet Samuel, Abuja
The wife of Bola Tinubu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate said her husband will ensure women’s inclusiveness in government, if given the opportunity to serve as the president of Nigeria.
Senator Oluremi made this known at the second edition of APC Professionals Forum symposium with the theme: dissecting the Asiwaju manifesto on Wednesday in Abuja.
Represented by the Director-General, National Women Development Centre, Valita Bashir Asabe, Mrs Tinubu promised that her husband would give priority to women and youths empowerment in the country.
She said there was need to entrenched female inclusion and representation in politics and governance, saying, it is a promise from her husband to Nigerian women.
“Our goal is to have at least 35 per cent female representation at all levels of government, we will also work towards progressively improving on the number of female lawmakers at the state and national levels.
“Politically, we will work with the National Assembly to promote greater representation of women in government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs).
Oluremi said that for Nigeria to attain its fullest potential, every segment of the population must be given a fair chance to make its best contributions to the country’s well-being and betterment.
She promised that a Tinubu led government would provide equal and inclusive opportunities and platforms to ensure that Nigerian women excelled in all areas like economic, social and political sectors.
Wife of the former Senate President Chuba Okadigbo (late), Senator Margret Okadigbo, said that Tinubu’s wife was a woman of her words who was passionate about anything she does or say.