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FG mourns first female Senator, Franca Hadiza Afegbua

The Federal Government has mourned the passing of the late Senator Franca Hadiza Afegbua, the first female democratically elected Senator in the country.

The FG extolled her role in championing women’s participation in the nation’s political development.

In a condolence letter addressed to the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, by the Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline K. Tallen, the Federal Government, said the late Afegbua represented the aspirations and triumph of Nigerian women’s recognition in National Development.

The letter reads, “I present to you warm compliments and also on behalf of Nigerian Women commiserate with Your Excellency and the good people of Edo State on the demise of an illustrious daughter of Edo State and the first female democratically elected Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria; late Senator Franca Hadiza Afegbua.

“Her death at this time is an irreparable and irreplaceable loss not only to the good people of Edo state but to the greater Nigeria society; especially Nigerian women”, she said.

Prevail Inegbenose

Prevail Inegbenose is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Spark Media & Entertainment Ventures, the publisher of Spark News Daily - Nigeria's most sought-after online news platform - Politics, Sport & Entertainment. Prevail Inegbenose hails from Irrua, Esan Central LGA of Edo State. He studied Mass Communication from the prestigious Auchi Polytechnic Auchi and graduated in 2007. Prevail Inegbenose is a veteran journalist with 15 years of active and practical journalism. He has authored so many write-ups, a lot of which had been published in the newspapers, magazines and social media. Hence Prevail Inegbenose is a Journalist, Writer, Researcher, Author, Communication Expert and Consultant, Social Media Influencer, Project Management Expert, Peace Ambassador and Advocate of Good Governance and Better Society. He's a Pastor, in fact the Lead Pastor, House of God Int'l - Rest Tabernacle, Abuja Nigeria.

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