By Frank Odinukaeze
The Maritime Journalists Association of Nigeria (MAJAN), President, Mr Ray Ugochukwu ,has congratulated Women in Nigeria and diaspora on the occasion of International Women’s Day (IWD) celebration today .
The congratulatory message was contained in a press statement released on MAJAN platform today.
The gender sensitive MAJAN President, described women as good administrators in public offices and in the families.
Speaking further, Ugochukwu urged the Nigerian government to encourage more women participation in governance and political affairs of the country.
Going further, the MAJAN President described International Women’s Day celebration as a well thought-out occasion meant to honour women for their tremendous contributions to national development.
According to him, many Nigerian women have excelled in their various careers and should be commended for their steadfastness and resilience.
He called on government to create a level playing ground for more women to thrive in entrepreneurship.
“Women are very special people in the society. They are our daughters, sisters and mothers. So, we use this special occasion to honour and rejoice with them”, he said.