The Wife of the Sokoto State Governor and founder of MMAWT legacy initiative, Hajiya Maryam Mairo Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, today attended a Roundtable and training exercise on Women peace and security , United Kingdoms roadmap for Nigeria !
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Special Envoy for Gender Equality, Ms. Joanna Roper had in the past given the brief on the road map and how it can be a great institutional resource for developing communities and bodies .
The event was graced by:
Her Royal Highness Obi Martha Dunkwu Omu- Anioma of Delta State, Director General women development centre Barrister Mary Ekpe, Katrina Aitken-Laird the UK security advicer to British Council, Hajiya Halima Nagado , Executive director MMAWT LI ,
Major Ian Robertson British Military Advisory and training team, Laura Aumeer, Assistant Manager to Coffey (training and placing program) , 16 WPSN state representatives across Nigeria and
Dr Eleanor of British council as Programme Co-ordinator and Anchor .
The vision and implementation of such road maps remains to be of immense benefits to Development Partners , State Governments , Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Community Based Organizations (CBOs), Faith Based Organizations (FBOs), and all other relevant Stakeholders engaged in Peace, Security and Governance, Elections, and Humanitarian organizations .
The Wife of the Governor , Hajiya Mairo Tambuwal was amongst the speakers and paper presentation on domestic appropriate approach whilst Her Royal highness gave a motivational talk on how she broke the glass ceiling to be the Obi of Anioma in Delta state amongst others .
The event began by the wellcome address and objectives delivered by Katrina Aitken-Laird ,
Presentation on assessment of police gender policy of the 16states of the WPSN , NAP, ZAP/SAP/LAP, Ecowas and UN women .
Reports on current status was reviewed and remained the highlight of the event !
3 Brain storming groups were created , best practice, election and monitoring.
Results from these sessions would be forwarded to the united nation!
The event which was a 2 days exercise was concluded by Plenary declaration and commitment on the next steps and closed by Administrative formalities including group photographs .
In a bid to continuously compliment the efforts of good governance in the state , we shall update on the marshaled all inclusive strategies to reach the nooks and crannies across the state for further inputs to the drafts and implementation plan of action .