Rivers State Deputy Governor and Senator-Elect, Rivers West Senatorial District Dr.(Mrs) Ipalibo Harry Banigo has applauded the contribution of women and girls towards the advancement of technology and online education.
Dr. Banigo gave this applause in her goodwill message from the Government House in Port Harcourt on Wednesday, 8th March, 2023 to commemorate International Women’s Day.
The Deputy Governor said in consonance with the theme of the 2023 International Women’s Day celebration which is “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality”. She would continue to mentor young girls into ICT, Science Mathematics and Technology to enable them carve a niche for themselves in the digital economy.
The Senator-Elect urged women to ensure that they work hard and strive for excellence in their spheres of influence which according to her, would promote gender equality and empowerment of women and girls.
She said the State Chief Executive Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has graciously supported women in the State to fulfil their God given destinies by giving them a sense of belonging without prejudice.
“The Rivers Women are eternally grateful to Governor Wike for not only opening up the political space for more women to be elected into political offices but for also appointing more women into exalted positions of trust and creating the enabling environment for women to actualize their full potentials”.
She wished the entire women of the State a Happy Women’s Day.
Head of Press
Office of the Deputy Governor,
8th March 2023