LOKOJA – The First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, has, said that the Federal Government was currently constructing special secondary schools for girls in 27 States.
Jonathan, who spoke at the PDP Women Rally in Lokoja, said the project was a fulfilment of part of President Goodluck Jonathan’s social contract with Nigerian women.
She said Jonathan “is a friend of the women and believes in the capabilities of Nigerian women hence the implementation of the 35 percent affirmative action.
The first lady said Jonathan’s administration had created various opportunities for women to contribute their quota to nation building.
She urged the women of Kogi to ensure that they collected their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) to enable them to vote for Jonathan at the Presidential election in March 28.
Gov. Idris Wada lauded the first lady for inspiring and creating awareness among Nigerian women and commended for the enormous support given to her husband.