Consolation Lamptey, UN Girls Consultant to Nigeria and ECOWAS, gave the commendation in a letter to the Governor.
This daring and vital determination units Kwara State aside, as a role model for different states in Nigeria, in upholding regional and globally agreed requirements to advertise the total and equal participation of ladies in all political and determination-making processes.
Given the prevailing world physique of proof demonstrating a correlation between elevated participation of ladies in governance and improved improvement dividends, I’m assured that the robust illustration for ladies within the governance of Kwara will speed up realisation of the event targets for the state,” saidLamptey.
Including that Abdulrazaqs gesture has gained him regular help of the UN Girls as he executes developmental tasks in Kwara.
The United Nations Girls has lengthy established itself because the voice of ladies, together with feminine professionals and consultants representing completely different areas, and advocate for financial, social and political participation of womenfolks in governance and determination-making processes on this planet.
Abdulrazaqs cupboard composition has gone down in historical past as essentially the most gender-pleasant in Africa, with 56.25 of the upcoming state government council being ladies following an election that produced 100 p.c males as elected officers.
Early final week, an amalgam of 169 ladies teams congratulated the Governor for the gesture whereas the Federal Ministry of Girls Affairs and Social Growth has not too long ago conferred its He-for-She award of excellence on him.