Edo govt suspends activities of NCWS indefinitely, warns against flaunting directive – Nigerian Observer
The Edo State Government has indefinitely suspended all activities of the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) in the state, including its proposed State Chapter elections.
Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq., in a statement, noted that activities of factions of NCWS, if not checked and harmonized, are capable of breaching the peace and security in the state.
Ogie said: “The attention of the Edo State Government has been drawn to the activities of factions of the National Council of Women Societies (NCWS) in the State.
“The activities of these groups, if not checked and harmonized, are capable of breaching the peace especially in view of the present fragile state of security in the nation.”
“Consequently, the Edo State Government directs that all activities of the National Council of Women Societies in Edo State, including the proposed State Chapter elections, are hereby suspended indefinitely until pending issues are resolved,” he added.
The government further warned that “anyone who disregards the directive of the State Government above will face the Law accordingly.”
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