The Vice President and Chairman, National Council on Skills Team, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has appointed the Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen, as team member for the training of women and youths in Nigeria.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Ministry’s Director of Press, Mr Shehu Maikai, on Thursday in Abuja.
The statement stated that the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary Dr Anthonia Akpabio-Ekpa, who represented the minister at the maiden meeting, disclosed that the minister would be involved in three sub-committees on women and children concerns.
The committees include Related issues, Basic Management Accounting and Industrial related.
The statement, therefore directs the Ministry to patronise the facilities at the National Centre for Women Development (NCWD) to host their programmes on such issues.
The statement, also called on the ministry’s staff to strive hard toward achieving their mandates and not to delay in the execution of government programmes.