President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has restated the necessity for the Federal Authorities to make sure the safety and empowerment of the woman youngster in Nigeria.
The Yobe Senator echoed this on Tuesday in his remarks in commemoration of the Worldwide Day of the Woman Little one.
He stated efforts should be made by the federal government in any respect ranges to prioritize the safety of the woman youngster from violence, rape and all types of discrimination.
Lawan acknowledged that ladies have been disadvantaged of equal alternatives wanted to propel them to management positions.
The pinnacle of the Nationwide Meeting famous that the nation is in a scenario the place ladies should be shielded from violence.
“Our nation and society should proceed to assist the women within the space of training and empowering them, and giving all of them the out there alternatives for them to actualize their potentials just like the boys are given.
“Right this moment, we now have solely seven feminine senators. This sort of scenario might be corrected proper from the early phases when the girl-child is given all of the alternatives. We hope that at some point, this chamber ought to have fifty p.c of Senators being feminine.
“We have to enhance on this as a rustic by giving our ladies the wanted empowerment and abilities that can propel them to turn into leaders sooner or later, and the nation will likely be higher for it,” the Senate President stated.