The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chibuike Amaechi has said women should be given a chance to handle more political appointments than men.
The former Governor of Rivers State said this while speaking at the second edition of the Association of Nigerian Women Business Network (ANWBN) in Abuja.
The Minister noted that women are far more intelligent than men and are capable of holding positions of authority in society.
“I do not support male domination, neither do I support female domination. I believe that all of you seated here are qualified to rule this nation.
“I don’t believe that a selected seat must be set aside for a lady, the cause is that ladies are through far more smart than guys and have to accept extra political appointments.
“The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Muhammed become selected no longer due to the fact she changed into a lady but due to the fact she finished excellently nicely in her previous position.
“When ‘I am invited to a characteristic and girls are collected dancing, I just marvel why girls must be dancing at a function when they have to be given better positions on the characteristic.
“Women in politics live for conferences until 2am. So if your husband lets in you to enroll in politics, he should be geared up to guide you.
“Any girl I have ever given appointment merited it. However, women also are a problem unto themselves because whenever an appointment is given to a lady, the others start pronouncing the person is dating the female and that she did no longer get the appointment due to the fact she merited it,” he said.