Prime Unique Women Initiative (PUWI) Galvanizes Women Support In Governance And Leadership

The president, Prime Unique Women Initiative (PUWI) Dr Folake Joy Yobah fimc,cmc has attributed praises to Nigerian women leaders that attended the just-concluded Women leadership and National Development workshop in Kigali Rwanda.

The program had eminent Nigerian women led by the Hon Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen OFR, KSG. Other personalities who attended the conference included wives of governors and several women leaders in the political and economic circle in Nigeria.

Amongst notable Nigerians who attended the events were the first lady of Ogun State, Mrs. Bamidele Adiodun, the first lady of Katsina State Governor, Hajiya Hadiza Masari, wife of the deputy governor Bauchi state, Hajia Aisha Alhaji Baba, Hon. Mojisola Alli-Macaulay, The Women Leader, Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mrs Jumoke Okoya-Thomas.

She charged Nigerian women to be involved in governance and leadership, citing examples from the Rwandan experience.

“Women are builders and can fix complex challenges if given the opportunity. As women, we must support our men to give national development the needed boost.” She said.

She further praised all Nigerian women for their outstanding contribution to the development and encourage more women to step out and participate in Governance.

Highlights of the Program in Rwanda were the historic visit to the Rwandan parliament, the Rwandan genocide memorial amongst other places visited.

Participants Feedback​
On Women Leadership And National Development, KIGALI.18th-21st October 2021

A good intervention and opportunity for women’s advancement.

OLADIPO .C. FUNKE

FMWA-Director Women Development

The organizers were able to do it excellent. It was indeed educated and interested and I’m sure it will be good to our local government.

HE HADIZA AMINU B MASARI

1ST LADY OF KASTINA STATE

Great content with knowledgeable facilitators who delivered great value.

HE MRS. BAMIDELE ABIODUN

1ST LADY OF OGUN STATE

HAJIYA AISHA ALHAJI BABA

BAUCHI-Wife of Bauchi Deputy Governor

It is commendable.

BARR. IFEOMA NWAGBARA

ENUGU SA to the Wife of the Governor of Enugu State

The workshop is very educating.

RABIA MOHAMMED

FMWA

My overall assessment is that when I get back to Nigeria I must practice all what I hear from Kigali.

AWODERU BOLANLE

LAGOS Personal Assistant to the Hon. Commissioner- Women Affairs

This workshop is interacting and educative.

MAIMUNA LEKO

KASTINA DELEGATES

Well Coordinated.

AMAKA JUDITH NWEKE

ENUGU Country Program Director

It has met its anticipated results.

MELUTIA OGUNREMI

OGUN Permanent Secretary

Satisfactory

WONUOLA KASSIM

OGUN Director Women Affairs

The workshop educates Entrepreneurs and also enlighten us on the rights of women in the community.

AMINA LAWAL DAUDA

KASTINA Special Adviser on Girl Child Education & Child Development

It is so impactful and commendable

NNENNA ANOZIE

ENUGU Chairperson League of Women Voters of Nigeria

Excellent

MUKAUISONGA MARIE

RWANDA Chamber of Women Entrepreneurs

It was ok but could be better though. I expected to meet lots of female Parliamentarians, Ministers, Business Women to share their experience.

BLESSING EGODI IGWE

ENUGU Director of Communications, Women Aid Collective WALCO

Able to understand my emotions and the emotion of others.

ADEDOYIN OJORA AYINDE

LAGOS Women Affairs

Impactful

MOTOLANI LADIPO

LAGOS SSA Domestic to the Governor of Lagos State

Excellent

ABISOLA MURI OKUNOLA

LAGOS Wife of the Lagos State Head of Service

The workshop was fantastic and described the role face by women in participating in government and the reason making process.

SAMUEL IYAPO

GUEST

This workshop will help us to contribute immensely towards the building of our nation and bring a solid change in role development.

ABDULHAMID GARBA SABUWA

KASTINA Permanent Secretary

Impactful. 

HON. MRS. BIBIAN ANEKWE

ENUGU SSA to Enugu State Governor

Excellent

DR. MRS. FAVOUR UGWUANYI

ENUGU Permanent Secretary, Post Primary Schools [PPSMB]

It was very well coordinated, quite interactive, information delivered was quite robust relevant and specific.

EDITH EGUBE

LAGOS Wife of Hon. Commissioner, Budget

Good

KALESANWO OLUYEMI

LAGOS Permanent Secretary –Lagos Women Affairs & Poverty Alleviation

An eye opener and a reminder of ideas long forgotten.

AKIN-TAYLOR YETUNDE

LAGOS Director (Education)- Lagos Women Affairs & Poverty Alleviation

The workshop is very appropriate.

ODUGUWA OLUSOLA

LAGOS Permanent Secretary- Internal Audit

Well planned and executed.

BILIKISU NASIR YASHE

KASTINA- Director Women Development Kastina Women Affairs

Very wonderful, I learnt a lot. I am going back to Nigeria to encourage other women, so that in unity we can attain our desired goals. I also learnt to take 6 seconds pause when I’m angry  before reacting.

NGOZI IKEM OKOYE

ENUGU-Director. Public Prosecutions, Min. of Justice, Enugu State

The workshop should be extended to security, love for all mankind not one kind.

KHALID GARBA BARAU

BAUCHI-Senior Special Assistance to Bauchi State Governor on Empowerment