Abuja - The National Woman Leader of People’s
Democratic Party (PDP), Kema Chikwe, has announced she would not contest for any
position in the forthcoming National Convention set for Port Harcourt on May
“I am quitting the stage for younger women to come into
politics and take up positions at the party level and you all know that with my
wealth of experience over the years, I have set an acceptable standard for
others to follow,” Chikwe said.
She thanked the party and Nigeria for giving her the
opportunity to serve.
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Chikwe listed some of her achievements in the party to
include creation and establishment of PDP e-women network, increasing women’s
voice in politics, strengthening of Persons with Disabilities Forum and
mobilizing strategic partnership with international organisations for women.
“I believe that
people can always serve at different levels, even privately; I believe that
other women can serve as well, so I will give them the opportunity,” Chikwe
She has held different offices since the inception of the
4th Republic in1999 before her election in 2012 as the National
Woman Leader on the platform of the PDP.
- CAJ News