State Scholarship Board Boss Encourages Former Women Councilors to Embrace Entreprenueship


Women have been urged to engage in endeavors that will empower them to contribute significantly to the progress of their families and the broader society.

The Executive Secretary of the Nasarawa State Scholarship Board, Hajiya Saadatu Yahaya, threw the challenge to members of Former Women Councilors Association, Nasarawa State chapter, during the election of new officials at her residence in Lafia.

The Former Women Councilors Association of Nigeria, Nasarawa State chapter, was established to train women as grassroots mobilizers to advocate for increased government support and democracy dividends.

Emphasizing the pivotal role of women, Hajiya Sa’adatu Yahaya emphasized that women, known for their peace-loving and industrious nature, should harness entrepreneurial skills to make meaningful contributions to their families and society.

She cautioned against actions that could tarnish their reputation and praised the former women Councilors Association members for their exemplary conduct during the election process.

Announcing the election results, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee and Special Adviser to the governor on Women Affairs, Mrs. Sarah Mamam  stated that two women contested for the position of president, with Mrs. Ladi  Audu emerging as the winner, just as Hajiya Rahman Sulieman Diko from the Federal University of Lafia, who served as an observer, described the election as free, fair, and transparent, urging the new leadership to strive for greater heights.

In her acceptance speech, the newly elected president of the Former Women Councilors Association, Mrs. Ladi Yakubu,  Nasarawa State chapter, expressed gratitude to all who supported her victory, and pledged to inclusively lead the association to achieve collective goals.

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