From MUHAMMAD ABDULLAHI, Keffi
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly Committee on Women Affairs has assured that the House would collaborate with the state government to improve the standard of living of women as well as protect their rights across the state.
The Chairman of the Committee on Women Affairs, Mr. Samuel Tsebe gave the assurance recently in Lafia while playing host to Gyunka Mothers of the Nation from Akwanga Local Government Area of the state.
He also assured that the House was determined to tackle rape and violence against women for development to thrive in the state.
The Chairman however urged the women to give adequate attention to the education of their children considering its importance to societal development.
“It has been said that the development of any nation is depended upon the quality of education that is given to a child, especially to female children and It is in view of this that I want to call you as mothers to give adequate attention to the education of your children for societal development”, he said.
Tsebe also urged the women and other Nigerians to ensure proper upbringing of their children in a Godly way and called on them to pray and support Gov. Abdullahi Sule’s administration to enable him succeed.
The lawmaker also urged the women and other Nigerians to live in peace, respect constituted authorities and tolerate one another irrespective of their affiliations for development to thrive.
Earlier, the leader of Gyunka Mothers of the Nation, Akwanga in Nasarawa State, Mrs. Hadiza Victor explained that the visit was to identify with the lawmaker over his victory at the Election Tribunal and Appeal Court.
Victor, who spoke through Mrs. Hassana Sunday, the Secretary of the association assured the lawmaker of their prayers and support to enable him succeed.
“We feel it is necessary for us to come to Lafia to congratulate you on your victory at the tribunal and Appeal Court respectively.
“We will continue to pray for you and other leaders to enable you succeed in the task ahead of you,” she said.