The newly inaugurated Minister of Women Affairs, Barrister Uju Kennedy yesterday embarked on a series of impactful engagements demonstrating her dedication to the empowerment and well-being of women and children across Nigeria.
The Minister after her inauguration, had a productive meeting at the Ministry of Women Affairs headquarters with key members of staff to discuss strategic priorities and action plans aimed at advancing gender equality and the welfare of women in various sectors.
Following the meeting, Minister Kennedy addressed the press in a candid press conference, highlighting the Ministry’s commitment to fostering an inclusive society where women’s rights and opportunities are safeguarded and promoted. She emphasized the importance of collaboration among stakeholders to achieve tangible results in women’s development.
Continuing her day of activities, Barrister Uju Kennedy visited several properties under the jurisdiction of the Ministry, including the Women Development Center. During this inspection, she interacted with beneficiaries of the center’s programs, gaining firsthand insights into their experiences and needs.
Underlining her dedication to improving the lives of the less privileged, Barrister Uju then proceeded to the National Hospital, where she personally undertook the responsibility of paying the medical bills of indigent women and children. This compassionate gesture aligns with her commitment to ensuring that all citizens, regardless of their socioeconomic status, have access to quality healthcare services.
Minister Uju Kennedy’s dynamic approach to her role as the Minister of Women Affairs reflects her unwavering commitment to effecting positive change in the lives of women and children. Her actions yesterday underscore her commitment to women’s empowerment, healthcare accessibility, and social inclusivity.