Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila has acknowledged the nationwide meeting is working to incorporate gender within the federal character precept.
Gbajabiamila spoke on Wednesday when he obtained a delegation from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Affiliation (CPA) in Abuja.
Talking on selling the inclusion of extra ladies in governance, Gbajabiamila mentioned the legislature will utilise the continued constitutional modification course of to incorporate gender within the federal character precept.
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He additionally mentioned the home of representatives is engaged on some payments to advertise extra alternatives for individuals residing with disabilities (PLWDs).
“What we are doing is that we are going through a constitutional amendment process,” he mentioned.
“We are looking at gender issues in a way to address the two sides. Even in the way we apply the federal character principle, we want to go beyond ethnicity to include gender and others as well.”