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The Governor of Plateau State, Dr. Simon Lalung says more attention needs to be beamed on the elevation of women and the physically challenged. Dr Lalung expressed this during a courtesy visit to the Minister of Women Affairs Pauline Tallen in Abuja. The Governor further assured the Minister of his willingness to put full weight on the promotion and support for vulnerable women and children.
Responding, the Minister pledged to contribute in peace keeping and adoption of the child right act and girl child education which she says will go a long way to improve not only the home but the economy as a whole.
According to Mrs Tallen, violence against women and children will also top the agenda of her Ministry, as she decried the rate of violence against women on daily basis. She also said Gender Equality will also be on the front burner of her agenda. While encouraging the Governor to consider women especially in the administration of strategic positions in Plateau State.