Nasarawa PDP congratulates Akwashiki, others
THE appointment of Senator Patricia Akwashiki as the new Minister of Information and Orientation has delighted the Nasarawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the campaign organisation of its guber candidate, Yusuf Agabi, both of which have congratulated her.
A joint statement by Solomon Ewuga for the campaign organisation, and PDP state chairman, Yunana Iliya, for the party, stated that her appointment was well deserved considering her wealth of experience and commitment to the party.
According to the statement, the appointment confirmed President Goodluck Jonathan’s affirmation on gender equality, having considered the role women play in the present federal administration’s transformation agenda.
And with Akwashiki’s wealth of experience as a former senator, it added, the transformation drive would excel. It read in part: “We are confident that your appointment will add value to the ordinary man as well as create opportunities for understanding President Goodluck Jonathan’s transformation agenda.”
It also congratulated other ministerial appointees and urged them to serve Nigeria with great zeal and commitment to a true, united Nigeria.