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Gombe Gov Bags ‘Most Women Friendly Governor Of The Year’ Award
Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has won the Award for Most Women Friendly Governor of the Year 2022 by Tozali TV.
The award was given to the governor at the 7th Henna Ball and Awards Night 2022, which also marked the official debut of Tozali TV, a lifestyle television channel available on the Startimes distribution network, DSTV, among other platforms.
In honour of his tremendous contributions, support, and empowerment of women, the award was presented to the governor by a group of accomplished women, including the First Lady of Kaduna State, Hajiya Ummi E-l Rufa’i, and the wife of the former Governor of Zamfara State, Hajiya Asma’u Abdulaziz Yari.
Governor Yahaya, who was also the special guest of honor at the event, described women as great pillars of support who must be encouraged to excel in all spheres of human endeavours.
The governor said his administration will continue to hold women in high esteem and support their cause to excel, considering their role in the development of the society.
As contained in a statement by Ismaila Uba Misilli, Director-General (Press Affairs), Government House on Sunday, governor Yahaya was represented by his Chief of Staff, Abubakar Inuwa Kari.
The governor further commended the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Tozali Eyeliner, Barrister Maimuna Yaya Abubakar for making Gombe proud, describing her as “a quintessential amazon and proud daughter of the Jewel.”
He further assured of the support of the Gombe state government and its people to her as she continues to make the state proud.
Governor Inuwa Yahaya said that to underscore his resolve to promote women’s well-being and empowerment, his government had ensured that women were appointed and well-represented in different positions in the governance of the state.