The leadership of the Southern Women Forum (SWF) has felicitated with the former governor of Benue State,Senator George Akume on his appointment as the Secretary to the Government of the Federation by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The forum’s President,Dr Hellen Taiwo-Adebakin in her congratulatory message the choice of Akume was both by competence, merit and for the nation’s stability.
She described the new SGF as a good manager of men and bridge builder .
The forum,however promised continued support of its members to the onerous task of unity and nation building.
” We received the news of your appointment as the new Secretary to the Government with joy .We are using this medium to pray for divine wisdom guidance and good health that will make you discharge your duties in your new office .
We are also glad to inform you that SWF is a platform for eminent female gender and high profile female politicians (serving and former ) from the Southern part of the country,that’s, the SouthWest, SouthSouth & SouthEast regions of Nigeria
“The forum is set up to foster unity ,promote ,celebrate and push for greater representation of women in leadership positions across party line .
Accept our highest regards ” the statement says