The presidential flagbearer of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has pledged to pursue 40% affirmative action for women in political appointments if he emerges victorious in the February 25th polls.
Obi also said he would encourage the same for women in the corporate sector.
The former Anambra State governor, who disclosed this in a post via his verified Twitter handle on Thursday, also said he would strive to ensure that Nigerian youths are adequately represented in governance.
He wrote: “One of my major policy planks is inclusivity: accordingly striving for gender parity remains a priority. We are presently committed to 40% affirmative action for women in political appointments and will encourage same in the corporate space.
“We will strive for the same percentage for Nigerian youths.”