2023: Reps want 50% of elective positions for women
By Tordue Salem – Abuja
The House of Representatives Committees on Women In Parliament and Women Affairs, have demanded for 50% of elective positions for women in the country.
The United Nations affirmative action document, seeks at least 35% political representation for women, but the Committees at a Summit in Abuja, entitled: “Women Week Roundtable”, organised by the Committee on Women In Parliament, headed by Rep. Taiwo Oluga(Osun-APC), PLAC and the European Union, the lawmakers said 50%, should be the minimum in the next general election, in line with the 1999 Constitution.
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