She said that the state government collaborated with Industrial Training Fund (ITF) and trained over 300 females on tomato preservation, Video and Photography, event management, plumbing and essential items, among others.
According to her, the rise of women in a society is not the fall of men but a means of ensuring that the society benefits from the strength and weaknesses of each other.
Hajiya Zahra’u Muhammad, the state’s Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, said “the IWD is a global day for the celebration of the Social, Economic, Cultural and Political achievements of women all over the world.”
Celebration annually on March 8 across the globe, IWD was proposed by German revolutionary, Clara Zetkin during 1910 International Socialists wWmen’s Conference.
The conference was to sensitise women and the society on the need to join hands to ensure women contributions and participation to the development of the society.