Sokoto Gov’s wife to sponsor 700 girls In Education yearly

A statement issued by Tambuwal’s spokesman,
Imam Imam stated that Mariya said her efforts
will be achieved in collaboration with the Sokoto
state ministries of education, women affairs and
the state SDGs office.
The wife of Sokoto State Governor, Hajiya Mariya
Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has pledged to sponsor
the education of 700 girls annually to enable
them acquire quality education for a brighter
future.
A statement issued by Tambuwal’s spokesman,
Imam Imam stated that Mariya said her efforts
will be achieved in collaboration with the Sokoto
state ministries of education, women affairs and
the state SDGs office.
She stated this at an event organized to mark
the international women’s day at the Milton
Keynes College in the United Kingdom, Mrs
Tambuwal said her intervention will target girls
from economically disadvantaged families
Represented by Dr Asma’u Wali, Mrs. Tambuwal
pledged to encourage parity between male and
female genders in Sokoto state.
” Parity begins with education. Without an
education it is far more difficult to have a fulfilling
and fulfilled life. Without access to education
there’s less opportunity to earn more and live
behind a life of poverty ” she said.
According to her, ” I want to see an end to gender
gaps in my country as I know you all want to see a
similar end to gender gaps here in the UK” she
said
She called on employers to support parity by
paying men and women the same pay for the
same work. She raised her concern on why
sectors dominated by women are low paid.
Hajiya Mariya called on parents and guardians to
encourage their children into becoming
professionals.
She thanked the Principal of Milton Keynes
College, Dr Mills for giving her the opportunity to
speak at the event, and also urged everyone to
support the pledge for parity.

Author: Amakvitaa

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