The Conference of Civil Society of Nigeria has called for the inclusion of more Women and Youths in the nation’s Financial activities to stem the level of misappropriation of funds.
This was part of message by the Speakers at a Summit on Financial Inclusion organized by the Society in Abuja.
The Lead Speaker, Prof Godswill Nnaji stressed the need for Gender Balance to accommodate more women for financial literacy, Independence and empowerment to address mismanagement of public Fund
The Convener of the Summit, Comrade Adams Otakwu maintained that women and Civil Society groups were integral parts of the Society, hence the need to carry them along in the Finance Sector of the nation .
A representative from Pension Commission, Mr Abdulkadir Dahiru said Pencom had created workable policies for both the formal and informal sectors to secure their future from poverty adding that bringing women into financial activities would be a tremendous input to the nation’s Economy.
The event with the theme; “Unlocking Financial Inclusion for CSOs as Pathway Towards Economic Recovery and Security in Nigeria ” had relevant Stakeholders from Financial Institutions, Security, Pension and Academic as Panelists at the Summit.
Reporting by Samuel Adeyinka;Editing by Fany Olumoye