Character commission insists on gender equity – Sheba

The Executive Chairman, of Federal Character Commission (FCC), Barr. Abayomi Sheba has said that the commission is charged with the principle of gender equity in recruitment and appointment.

Sheba disclosure this during the workshop with the theme: ‘Attaining Gender Inclusion in Federal Character Commission and other MDAs’ organised by (FCC) on Wednesday in Abuja.

Sheba, who was represented by the secretary to the commission, Mohammed Bello Tukur said, “The Federal Character Commission is one of the key institutions of government that is charged with the responsibility of mainstreaming Gender with its principle aimed at ensuring fairness and equity.”

The facilitator of the workshop Ms Safiya Adamu, in her presentation said, “Growth cannot be properly measured where the contribution of the population of women is downplayed or overlooked, such domestic women not accounted for disparity in access to education, cultural examples such as the girl child education, early marriage, subtle and obvious hostility from male colleges in the offices.”


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