Ramatu Tijani Aliyu
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Ramatu Tijani Aliyu (born 12 June 1970) is a Nigerian politician from Kogi State, Nigeria. She is the Minister of State for Federal Capital Territory (FCT) appointed by president Muhammadu Buhari on August 21, 2019.
- In Africa, the proportion of city dwellers is rising at an alarming proportion and it is predicted that the rate will likely reach 50 percent by 2025.
- Many urban towns in Nigeria needs regeneration because urbanization is taking place at different speeds in different continents globally.
- Aside from the Affirmative Action principle, processes should be explored making it constitutionally mandatory on governments of African countries to set aside a certain percentage of the membership of their cabinets for women.
- Reduction in the cost of nomination forms as a measure to encourage greater women involvement.
- Knowledge is key to effective women participation in the political process, especially in a post-colonial Africa whose economy is becoming increasingly knowledge-driven.
- Key to women participation (November 2019)
- Women must show the compelling intellectual capacity to provide visionary leadership that will help African nations defeat poverty, create wealth, create jobs and enhance prosperity.
- It is a fact universally acknowledged that our problem lies neither in the differences of our nationalities and tongues nor in our forms of worship.
- We are stronger when we act to promote complementarities, when we join hands to cooperate with one another, when we stretch out hands of fellowship. This way, we are better off as a human race and are able to advance the frontiers of life in ways that are collectively beneficial.