Nasarawa state Governor Abdullahi Sule has said the state would benefit from a Universal Basic Education project of the federal government for out-of-school women.
Sule stated this when he received in audience wives of legislators of Nasarawa state House of Assembly, under the auspices of legislators’ wives association(LEWA) in Lafia, the state
He said that the project would enable the out of school women to acquired knowledge and skills for self reliance and societal development.
Sule said his government was committed towards ensuring an inclusive society, adding the activities of the association were in line with the focus of meeting the needs of downtrodden members of the society.
“My administration is committed to inclusive society to enable citizens contribute their quota to the development of the state,” the governor said.
The governor further said that his administration enjoyed cordial relationship with members of the state assembly, urging the wives of the legislators to continue to play supportive roles to their husbands.
He also informed them on the inclusion of Nasarawa state among states that would benefit from the Universal Basic Education Project, captioned “Second Chance School Initiative” designed to cater for the education needs of out-of- school women.
Earlier, wife of the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Hajiya Maryam Ibrahim Balarabe who led the delegation, explained that they were at the Government House in solidarity with the governor’s commitment to the development of the state as well as the attention accorded the development of women and children.
She said the association was registered and out to pursue issues that affect the wellbeing of women and children.
She therefore, commended the cordial relationship between the executive and legislative arms of government in the state and called for its sustenance