party but I doubt if they should party hard.
This is the stock and Mentality of Women in politics in Nigeria .
The EFCC Boss Farida Waziri should
be given social empowerment to curb excesses of .... Except she is guilty too ! We are just joking ..
or are we ? Women have clamored for more Opportunities within the leadership structure of this country in this 2011 polls.
The PDP has been reported to have promised a 35percent stake in its new government with top shots like Mrs Josephine Anenih and Bianca Onoh Ojukwu joining the entourage of Goodluck Jonathan . With the recent umblerra brouhaha by the first Lady and these recent pictures of a 64 year old "matyr" widow .
Women are not looking too good as the saviours of our democracy. Others like Reps Member Uche Ekwunife whom was allegedly displayed in a notorious sex tape . We watch with bated breath what is next amongst "Role models" within our female populace . Okonjo Iweala,Mrs Anenih inspite of her husbands notoriety and Aunty dora have held up their heads so far and we commend them as women of Nigeria .
Senoir Female Editor
Florence Ita Giwa (born 19 February 1946) was elected Senator for the Cross River South constituency of Cross River State, Nigeria at the start of the Nigerian Fourth Republic, running on the All People's Party (APP) platform. She held office from May 1999 to May 2003.
Ita-Giwa was born on 19 February 1946 in Atabong, Bakassi LGA, Cross River State, and attended the Kilburn Polytechnic in London, United Kingdom. She became a nurse, then a representative for the Beecham pharmaceutical, and then moved to Standall Pharmaceutical where she represented Lagos State. She married Dele Giwa, the founding editor of Newswatch magazine. Her husband was killed in late 1986 with a parcel bomb.
Ita-Giwa joined politics and emerged as NRC chairman for Delta State. Thereafter, she was elected a member of the federal House of Representatives 1992-93, and was a member of the committee on devolution of power constituent assembly 1994-95. She became involved in Bakassi affairs, and earned the nickname "Mama Bakassi". Ita-Giwa was elected Senator for the Cross River South constituency in April 1999 and was appointed to committees on Rules and Procedures, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Women, Niger Delta and Drug & Narcotics.
After leaving the senate in 2003, she joined the People's Democratic Party PDP, and became President Olusegun Obasanjo's Special Adviser on National Assembly Matters. In May 2010 there were rumors that funds were missing from the account of the Bakassi Resettlement Committee, chaired by Ita-Giwa, who asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to investigate the matter.
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