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Nigerian Tijjani voted first woman president of CAAP

From EMEKA OKONKWO in Abuja, Nigeria
ABUJA, (CAJ News) – NIGERIAN Ramatu Tijjani has been elected first female president of the Conference of African Political Parties (CAAP).
She has been elected at the headquarters of CAAP in Khartoum, Sudan following a tightly-contested poll against incumbent Davis Mwawi of Zambia.
Tijjani is the immediate past president of the Women Wing of the CAAP.
She assured Nigerians not to let them down in the discharge of her new duties.
Tijjani thanked Nierian President Muhammadu Buhari for his continued support for women, youths, gender inclusiveness and war against
corruption, terrorism and eradication of poverty not only in Nigeria but the entire African continent.
“This victory is very timely and commemorates the good health and arrival of Mr. President from London,” she said.
CAAP is a non-governmental organization established by 47 African political parties in the constitutive conference held in Khartoum in 2013.
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