Dr Obadiah Mailafia Speaks at the Women Awake Initiative National Conference in Abuja
Dr Obadiah Mailafia, Presidential Candidate of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) was Special Guest Speaker at the Women Awake Initiative Conference at the National Women's Centre in Abuja on Friday 9 November. More than a thousand women were present. Accompanied by his wife Mrs Margaret Mailafia, Dr Mailafia lifted the spirit of the participants by telling them of his vision for a New Nigeria anchored on women and youth. He gave particular emphasis on the need to address the issues that concern women, particularly poverty, universal access to healthcare, women empowerment and SMEs. He also lamented the fact that women and children are often the first victims of the violence and insecurity that confronts our country today. He promised the women that he would do all it takes to tackle the menace of insecurity and to restore our country's destiny as the Land of Hope and Glory.