Nigeria : Media Women Forum Holds Talk On Women Participation In Politics

Map of Nigeria Showing Lagos State
Map of Nigeria Showing Lagos State

By Amos Tauna

Kaduna (Nigeria)-As part of activities to mark the 2018 International Women’s Day in Nigeria, Media Women Forum has concluded plans to hold an event on “Mobilizing Women for Politics”.

The event, according to a release issued in Lagos by Janet MBA Afolabi, would commence by 10:00am on Thursday, March 8 2018, at WFM 91.7 Women Radio Station in Arepo, Ogun State.

The release explained that papers would be presented by different guest speakers with the aim of encouraging more women to actively participate in politics because it is no longer only a man’s game, stressing that women are finally significant players in the political game.

Expected guests at the event, according to the release, include government officials, senior media executives, broadcasters, political analysts, women leaders and members of the public

It said Media Women Forum was established to champion the cause of women, motivate women to be active agents of change in their communities and empower women to live quality lives.

It  also provides training programs for female journalists within and outside Nigeria. To achieve this, Media Women Forum encourages government and individuals to take positive actions on issues affecting women.

Media Women Forum is largely made up of female media executives who hold decision making positions and seasoned broadcasters who anchor/produce popular Radio and TV shows.

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