Nasarawa State Patricia Akwashiki, of the Peoples Democratic Party has expressed optimism that a female governor would emerge in Nigeria in 2019.
Akwashiki expressed the optimism at the PDP national secretariat on Friday in Abuja.
She spoke with newsmen shortly after submission of her nomination and expression of interest forms to seek the party’s governorship ticket in Nasarawa. The aspirant said that despite the cultural factors affecting females, especially in the northern part of the country, she was poised to break the jinx to be the first female to be a governor in Nigeria. Read more