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African First Ladies Play Peripheral Role In Peace-Building — Remi Tinubu

The First Lady was speaking at the commemoration of the International Day of Peace, organized by the African First ladies Peace Mission.

“Every individual, regardless of their gender, should be able to thrive in an environment free from violence and discrimination. The journey towards lasting peace requires dialogue, the engagement and empowerment of all members of society, in particular, women in leadership roles.

In a statement from her spokesperson, Busola Kukoyi, Mrs. Tinubu emphasizes that women possess the ability to address conflicts peacefully. She believes that everyone, regardless of gender, deserves a violence-free and inclusive environment. Achieving lasting peace involves dialogue and empowering women in leadership positions.

“Women bring unique perspectives, qualities, compassion and experiences to the table, which can play a transformative role in conflict resolution, peace-building, and sustainable development”, she said.

Mrs. Tinubu recognizes the invaluable contributions of women in conflict resolution, peace-building, and sustainable development. Their unique perspectives, qualities, compassion, and experiences have the power to bring about transformative change.

Senator Oluremi passionately called upon other First Ladies, religious leaders, women activists, and female leaders of thought to champion gender equity, uplift women in leadership, combat violence against women, and involve men as allies. Let's work together for a more inclusive and equal society!

The First Ladies of Burundi and the Bahamas, along with Pastor Mrs. Folu Adeboye, echoed the importance of collective efforts in achieving peace. They expressed their wishes for peace in the world, with humanity, and for individuals before ringing the peace bell. Let's all work towards a more peaceful world! 🌍✨



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