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Mrs Odumakin addressing the participants

[dropcap][/dropcap]Women Arise for Change Initiative has organised a 2 day workshop towards addressing some pressing issues on ground and how these issues affect youth, women and Nigerian society at large. According to Mrs Odumakin, president women arise for Change Initiative and  the Lead convener of this workshop, we are in era where in every decision make youths and young people must be at the centre because they are the future of this great nation. She also encouraged participants to be agents of change by standing up for the rights of many and preaching against violence against women and children.

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The occasion which had Senate president, Bukola Saraki as special guest speaker and Chairman at the workshop, used the opportunity to retriate the position of the 8th Assembly on social media bill. He said the 8th Assembly has no intention to ban social media or its users but the bill before the Senate is the fictitious petition bill. He added that the 8th assembly has no intention to deny the people the right to freedom of expression.

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Senator Dino melaye, Committee Chairman on FCT, in his keynote address stressed the need for Nigerians to see themselves as one. He called for a review of our academic scheme and inculcate history. He further noted that in an unjust society, silence is a crime.

By Dotun Roy

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