Monday, October 3, 2016

Drama as senators debate gender equality bill

Members of the Senate on Thursday debated the recommendations of the new version of a gender equality bill presented by the member representing Ekiti-South Senatorial District, Senator Abiodun Olujimi, where female senators urged their male counterparts to support the bill this time.

Olujimi, who led the debate on the Gender and Equal Opportunities Bill, which passed the second reading on Thursday, said the bill sought to give effect to the provisions of Chapters Two and Four of the Constitution, dealing with the Fundamental Objectives and Directive Principles of State Policy and Fundamental Human Rights.

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