Gender insensitivity: Abike Dabiri says no woman was included in APC south-west leaders’ meeting


Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chairperson of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), has expressed dissatisfaction over the non-inclusion of women in the All Progressives Congress (APC) south-west leaders’ meeting.

The meeting was held on Friday at Lagos government house.

The aim of the meeting was to work out plans to ensure that the south-west does not lose the ticket because of the number of presidential hopefuls that have declared their interest to run.

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Bola Tinubu, former Lagos governor; Kayode Fayemi, governor of Ekiti, and Ibikunle Amosun, former Ogun governor, were the presidential hopefuls at the meeting.

But it was an all-men affair as no woman was seen at the meeting.

In a tweet on Saturday, Dabiri-Erewa posted a photograph from the meeting, and said “there is God o!”