Democracy Day: Abia first lady seeks women’s inclusion in democratic system

Wife of Abia State Governor, Mrs. Priscilla Otti 

As Nigeria marks Democracy Day, the Wife of the Governor of Abia State, Mrs. Priscilla Otti, has issued a passionate appeal for greater inclusiveness of women in the nation’s democratic system.

She highlighted the critical role women play in society, emphasizing the need for their active participation in all levels of decision-making processes.

Mrs. Otti praised the progress Nigeria has made in its democratic journey, honoring the leaders and citizens who have fought for and upheld democratic values.

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She called for a renewed commitment to these principles, particularly expressing the importance of accountability and transparency in governance.

According to her, “our democracy can only thrive if it reflects the diverse voices and perspectives of all Nigerians, especially women and children,” she stated.

“By ensuring their inclusion, we can build a stronger, more equitable society where every citizen has the opportunity to contribute to and benefit from our nation’s growth and prosperity” she further stated.

The Governor’s wife also urged leaders and citizens alike to embrace the spirit of Democracy Day by fostering environments that empower women and children, ensuring their voices are heard and valued adding that these ingredients are essential for creating a truly inclusive democracy that offers equal opportunities for all.