The National President of standup for women society, Barrister Deborah Ijadele-Adetona has commended, Abia State Governor, Okezie Ikpeazu for assenting to the law the right of female persons to inherit and own property of their father’s family.”THE FEMALE PERSONS RIGHT OF INHERITANCE OF PROPERTY LAW, 2022″
Adetona said in consonance with her association’s belief, to support women to get justice, help to understand and to know their rights as well as advocate for women participation in politics for a better society.
The National President, through the association’s national public relations officer, Liberator Billie Nwogu who made it available to journalists said Governor Ikpeazu has demonstrated that females are not different from males when it comes to who inherit family property.
Barrister Ijadele-Adetona further appealed to the governor to put machinery in place to implement the law and to sanction whoever goes against the law in the nearest future.
She called on traditional leaders to support the governor to realise the purpose for which the law is meant for.
The law is to provide for the Right of a Female Person to Inherit and Own Property and for other Matters Connected Therewith”.