Women need to be better empowered, says D’Banj

TVC E - Popular Nigerian entertainer, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’banj has lent his voice to ONE Campaign’s Call for Global Gender Equality. The artiste spoke in commemoration of this year’s International Women’s Day, urging world leaders to act on promises to end extreme poverty faster by investing in girls and women. According to the Pop star, it will be pleasant if more girls had the chance to grow up to be empowered women, where all women went to school and were not forced into early marriage. “Extreme poverty is choking the potential of generations of young women in the developing world. Poverty is sexist. It hits girls and women harder than it does boys and men, creating a real urgency which world leaders must address. Women need to be better empowered, especially in areas such as agriculture and healthcare, so that they can contribute their best to the development of Nigeria. Women need...