APC Women’s Leader Protests Exclusion of Women from Presidential Campaign Council | The Guardian Nigeria News

All Progressives Congress (APC) North Central Zone Chairwoman Princess Zahrah Audu yesterday condemned the exclusion of women from the party’s presidential campaign council for the 2023 election.

The campaign council, chaired by Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong, has former Edo State Governor and former party leader Comrade Adams Oshiomhole as his deputy.

Zahrah said in a statement it was unfortunate that women, who make up the bulk of the electorate, were not represented on the campaign council.

“It is very important to note that of all the positions that have been awarded to North-Central as part of the Presidential Campaign Council, no woman is deemed worthy to serve on the Presidential Campaign Council,” she said.

She said this prompted serious concern about the exclusion of the north-centre women, who had shown skill in various roles and performed for the party even in difficult times.

She continued, “We must recognize this lack of fairness, equity and justice within the party, by ensuring that women are well positioned in the affairs of the party and occupying sensitive positions on the party’s decision-making body, speaks volumes of ideals, norms and.” of the progressive ethos, which the party professes to be comprehensive.

“The role of women in mobilizing support for the party cannot be overemphasized and should not only be in the execution phase but also be included in the decision making of the party at the top…

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