Former President Goodluck Jonathan has hailed the strength and resilience of women.
In a statement issued on Sunday to mark the 2020 International Women’s Day, the former president said Nigeria recognizes their sacrifices and achievements across all walks of life.
He also gave an assurance of his continued support to break down barriers against gender equality and the rights of women.
#HappyWomensDay2020 to women all over the world,” he said in the statement.
“Today the world celebrates your strength and resilience. We recognize your sacrifices and achievements in all walks of life.
“I urge that we all continue to strive to break down barriers against gender equality and women’s rights,” Jonathan added.