Aisha Buhari Receives Delegates From The Nigeria Council Of Women Societies. Photos
Posted On 14/11/2016
The new leadership of the Nigeria Council of Women Societies (NCWS) led by the president Mrs Laraba Gloria Shoda on Tuesday 26th of July, 2016 met with HE Haj Aisha Buhari in the Aso Villa. The new Exco was sworn in following a free and fair election conducted during the NCWS National Convention held between July 15th – July 17th in Abuja.
The convention was attended by a 20-woman strong delegation from Kebbi state led by the president of the state chapter Mrs M Danga. Amongst National officials elected and present at yesterday was Dr Bilkisu Magoro as well as the Kebbi state Patron and wife of the governor Dr Zainab Atiku Bagudu HE Haj Aisha Buhari as the wife of the president is by constitution and tradition the Grand patron of the society and she was formally invested yesterday in a colorful ceremony. As the new NCWS settles down, H.E, Mrs. Aisha M. Buhari, tasked the leadership to review its current constitution (which has not been reviewed since 2005); to reflect current needs of Nigerian women especially in relation to over 2M displaced women and children. She also asked the women to chart a course for a greater future for women and children in Nigeria. She emphasised the importance of involving all stakeholders in building a strong partnership as enshrined by the NCWS slogan: SERVICE IN UNITY.