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President Buhari supports women against gender-based violence

President Mohammadu Buhari decorated as an advocate against Gender-Based Violence and a campaigner of the ongoing sixteen days of activism to end violence against women and girls by the minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen in State House, Abuja.

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed solidarity with Nigerian women as they observe 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Against Women and Girls from November 25 to December 10, 2021.

The President spoke when he received in audience the Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen in State House, Abuja.

President Buhari said his faith in the capability of Nigerian women remained steadfast, as exemplified by the key positions they occupy in his administration and assured them of continued support.

The Minister had briefed President Buhari on the various enlightenment activities of her Ministry towards the international campaign.

She explained that the 16-day activism with the theme, “Orange the World: END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN NOW!” which started Thursday, November 25, and which is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women will continue until Friday, December 10, the World Human Rights Day.

Dame Tallen thereafter presented the President with commemorative items to mark his identification with Nigerian women.

Reporting by Abdullah Bello; Editing by Abdullahi Lamino