The Association of Wives of Adamawa House of Assembly Members has urged for the lawmakers’ support to enable the association to contribute its quota in empowering the electorates at the grassroots.
Chairperson of the association who is also the wife of the Speaker, Hauwa Aminu Iya Abbas made the call when she led other members of the association on a courtesy call to the state assembly.
Hauwa said the association has a lot of programmes plan of action in areas of health, education and women empowerment that would impact on the lives of the people and needed the support of the lawmakers to actualize the plans.
According to her, wives of the members needed more capacity building on how to mobilize, encourage and support women to be productive for the growth of the society.
She said that as wives to the lawmakers, they remain committed in supporting the lawmakers in ensuring quality representation needed to the desired transformation of the state.
Responding, the Speaker, Rt Hon Aminu Iya Abbas, appreciated the visit by the women and tasked the association to come up with viable projects that have direct bearing on the electorates.
Iya Abbas assured them of the lawmaker’s readiness to support them in complimenting government transformation effort.