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Abia 2023 Guber: Apostle Dr Ngozika Johnson-Ogbuneke reiterates commitment to inclusive governance 

The Governance Agenda for an Inclusive Nigeria (Gain), program was recently organised by the YouthHubAfrica, Women In Politics Forum and in conjunction with the British High Commission in Abuja Nigeria.

 

The program was targeted at the presidential and governorship candidates of the various political parties, as well as those running for the Senate and National House of Representatives – committing the candidates to sign an agreement to encourage policies that will promote the equal rights and participation of the youths, women and Persons Living With Disabilities (PWDs) in their states, local communities and the federation.

 

Amongst other people, it was attended by Apostle Dr Ngozika Gladys Johnson-Ogbuneke, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) governorship candidate for Abia State.

 

She spoke during the occasion, pointing out that if elected, her government will have a defined percentage representation of youths and women; and that those PWDs will not denied of their rights to participate fully in government and in the society.

 

She encouraged the audience with the reflection upon the life of Baron David Blunkett of Great Britain, who was born blind but rose to be a Member of Parliament during the time of Mr Tony Blair as the British Prime Minister. Baron Blunkett did not allow his physical challenge of blindness (sight) to stand in his way to serve his local communities in the United Kingdom nor to live a fulfilled life.

 

She assured the groups and the wider Nigerian public that if and when voted in that she and her administration will ensure that the rights of every citizen of Abia State of Nigeria are not only preserved but also protected.

 

She with the other delegates signed the Agreement to be committed to the GAIN Agenda and they took photographs displaying the signed certificates of commitment.

 

Apstl Dr Johnson-Ogbuneke is the candidate to be entrusted to protect the rights of Abia State and her people.

 

 

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