A participants at the just concluded women event tagged “Women in national security and development: Daunting challenges and great prospects” have thrown their weight behind the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The conference was an initiative of the women in the security sector of the country. It had in attendance women from the Police Force, Navy, Army, FRSC, Customs, Prisons, Judiciary, NCWS, National Assembly, NSCDC, WRAPA, NAPTIP, WOTCLEF and Women Affairs.
While speaking at the three-day conference, the women agreed to the fact that President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has given room to more women to be actively involved in various sectors of the economy.
They shared experiences and each speaker attested to the fact that most male dominated positions in the country are now been open to women to hold, and security formations are now gender friendly and accommodating.
The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, represented by the first female Corps secretary, Susan Adam Ajenge said, “I am the first female Corps secretary, and the second commandant in the Corps today is a woman, and we have a lot of senior officers, who are women”.