Focus More On Issues Affecting The Girl-Child, Ambakederimo Urges Delta NAWOJ

Female journalists in the state have been enjoined to focus more on issues affecting the girl-child.
The Convener, South -South Reawakening Group, Mr. Joseph Ambakederimo, stated this while playing host to members of the Nigeria
Association of Women Journalists (NAWOJ), Delta State Council, in his office in Warri.
Ambakederimo commended
the FRITH Club initiative of the Delta NAWOJ,
aimed at promoting peace and diverting the attention
of secondary school students from all vestiges of crime, as well as the various sensitisation campaigns of the association and assured them of his support.
He urged members of NAWOJ
to utilise their agenda setting function as media practitioners, to focus the attention of the public to teething national issues, especially those affecting the girl-child and good governance,
adding that journalists
play a key role in the development of every nation.
Ambakederimo expressed concern over the increasing rate of child abuse, rape and other acts of violence against women, which had contributed
largely to emotional and psychological imbalance amongst many female adults in the society and enjoined NAWOJians to remain the voice of the voiceless. While calling on more women to participate in politics, he called on females in the state to support their fellow women contesting for any position, stop the pull-her down syndrome, and desist from selling their conscience during elections.
Earlier, the state Chairman NAWOJ, Comrade Patricia Gbemudu, intimated Mr. Ambakederimo
of the various activities of Delta NAWOJ and the NAWOJ Week programme,
coming up soon.
Comrade Gbemudu lauded the vision behind the South South Reawakening Group, for the consistent advocacy for good governance and urged the members to continue
the good work.
She reiterated that Delta NAWOJ would partner with him in advocating for a better
society.

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