Dangote seeks law promoting gender equality in Nigeria

Alhaji Aliko Dangote has called for law promoting gender equality in the country…

Speaking in Lagos at the 2019 Women Corporate Directors Lecture sponsored by Aliko Dangote Foundation, he advocated legislation backing to allow a certain percentage of women in public or private sectors workforce.

He stated that “We can start with a proportion of like 30 women to 70 men on the board.”

He noted that increasing the number of women in the corporate world lead to increase in innovation and innovative thinking, which opens up the door of fresh perceptive, saying that women on board of directors reduce governance-related issues and ultimately result to better performance.

According to Dangote, “from my businesses as well, my three daughters all take on challenging roles as a senior executive at the group level and I can tell you that they have led the businesses to success. We have a strong number of women at Dangote Industries across the board, a lot of women occupy important leadership, and their efficiency has been noticed.”


– Vanguard


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