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    Titi Atiku Calls For End To Killings

    Wife of former Vice President, Titi Abubarkar Atiku has condemned the spate of senseless killings in different parts of Nigeria.
    She said the killings have become one too many and heartbreaking for her and other women as mothers.
    Atiku spoke on the sidelines of an event aimed at promoting women's engagement in the peace and security architecture in northern Nigeria in Abuja on Wednesday.
    The event was at the behest of UN women and women mentors in Adamawa who are using their influence to push for peace and security in Adamawa.
    Adamawa has been at the epicentre of Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria’s northeast with women and children mostly at the receiving end.
    Un women through this initiative is helping to strengthen women in conflict resolution; equipping them with skills in mitigation.
    The group is also helping women in Adamawa to find their voices and push for wider political space for them.
    Atiku wants a political arrangement that makes it possible to produce more female lawmakers from the north.
    At the moment, Senator Binta Masi is the only female senator from the region.
    Senator Masi has been at the forefront of affirmative action for women.
    She is adding her voice strongly to the current campaign for equal opportunity for women.
    The award conferred on her was in recognition of her contributions and a challenge for her to push harder for women.

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