Northern Group Advocates For More Women Inclusion in National Affairs
AREWA AGENDA – A group, the Association of Northern Women Entrepreneurs (ANWE), has advocated for inclusion and empowerment of more women in national affairs in order to grow the economy and create more wealth in the country.
The Chairperson of the association, Barrister Hafsat Dange stated this recently during a seminar and exhibition organized by them in Sokoto.
The event was organized as a result of the need to adequately provide a conducive business environment, aimed at creating a viable business space for women in the region to thrive.
Barrister Dange explained that the mission of ANWE is to support the development of northern women through financial independence as well as making contributions to the nation’s economy.
In her contribution, the Chief Executive Officer of Women Radio 91.7 FM, Mrs. Toun Sonaiya, disclosed that she unveiled the Muryar Mata initiative with a vision to amplify the voices of Northern Women through radio.
Mrs. Sonaiya has been at the forefront of lending voices to women in the country with her advocacies that put the welfare and priority of the women folks as her main concern and projects.
The National President, Muslim Sisters organization, Amina Musa Sakaba, drew lessons and references from the Hadith in support of women entrepreneurship.