WARDC WEEKLY NEWSLETTER July 21, 2017

Amazons In Lagos Grassroots Election

Before now, many believe vying for political office is all about the men while women are expected to sit back and cheer the men folk. Women seem to have taken the bull by the horn, as many are now interested in contesting for political seats.

Though there are enormous challenges for women who choose to test their popularity in the murky water of Nigerian politics, some Amazons are resolute in slugging it out with their male counterparts in politics.

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Lagos Council Poll: ‘APC unfair to women this time around’

THE All Progressives Congress, APC, has been flayed for not bending towards women in its consideration of nominees for the forthcoming council election.

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Lagos Council Poll: I’ll be first female chairman of Eti Osa — Princess Adu

While some of the women in the race for Lagos council poll have adjudged the process unfair to female contenders thus far, some others have found unprecedented favor in the system and one of such is the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chairmanship candidate at the Iru/Victoria Island Local Council wing of the party.

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LG Polls: We are set – female aspirants

Ahead of the local government election which will be held this coming Saturday in Lagos State, some of the female aspirants for Chairmanship position have said that they are ready for the election as they have all it takes to win.

In an interview with some of the aspirants, they bare their minds on how ready they are to effect positive changes in their local government areas if voted for. For Morenike Adeshina Williams, an All Progressive Congress (APC) aspirant representing Igando-Ikotun, she is one of the favoured candidates who got the automatic ticket to contest the local government election, she is said to be seeking a second term in office as Chairman.

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