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IWD :Women, Catalysts For Change- HOR Press Corps

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As Nigeria Celebrates Mothers’ Day, the House of Representatives Press Corps, has extended heartfelt appreciation to mothers worldwide for their tireless dedication as nurturers, builders, and catalysts for positive change.

In a message to commemorate the day, Chairperson of the Corps, Comrade Grace Ike underscores the invaluable role mothers play within families and society, urging recognition of their sacrifices and commitment to fostering inclusivity and nurturing familial bonds.

According to Comrade Ike, Motherhood is a journey marked by resilience and perseverance amidst myriad responsibilities and obstacles.

She says despite these challenges, mothers tirelessly strive to create inclusive environments and foster harmony within their families.

The Corps Chairperson admonishes Mothers’ to always prioritize family well-being, through fostering loving relationships and nurturing environments as they significantly influence the trajectory of society.

It is crucial to honor their sacrifices and contributions, not just on Mothers’ Day but every day. Let us cherish and support the mothers in our lives, acknowledging their unwavering love and resilience,” she said.

On inclusivity, She explained that the House of Representatives Press Corps serves as the primary conduit between the legislative body and the media, fostering transparency and communication within government.

She maintained that the Press Corps has taken a firm stance in advocating for greater inclusion of women in society, emphasizing the pivotal role lawmakers play in shaping policies that promote equality and opportunity for all.

Comrade Ike said the Corps would continue to highlight the importance of addressing systemic barriers that hinder women’s participation and progress in various sectors from the economy to healthcare, education to politics among others.

House reporters have underscored the need for legislative action to address issues such as the gender gap, access to affordable childcare, maternal healthcare, and representation in leadership positions,” she explained”.

She noted that through their coverage and reporting, they aim to bring attention to these pressing issues and hold lawmakers accountable for advancing policies that promote women’s rights and empowerment.

Oduyemi Odumade, Edited By Grace Namiji

Written by: Editorial Team

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