Governor Dapo Abiodun under fire over commissioner-nominees, gets ultimatum

A coalition of over 50 women groups has issued a three days ultimatum to Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State to nominate more women in his cabinet or face occupation of Government House as from Monday.

DAILY POST reports that out of the 17 nominees Abiodun sent to the state legislature for approval, only two were women.

An open letter to the governor on Saturday, also sent to the Speaker of Ogun State House of Assembly and Secretary to the State Government, insisted that more women in leadership is a prerequisite for sustainable democracy and development.

The letter was jointly signed by Dr. Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi, Women Advocates Research and Documentation Centre (WARDC); Ms. Kemi Asiwaju-Okeyondo, The Rule of Law and Empowerment Initiative; Ms. Ireti Disu – Justice Development…

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