Nigerian women demand greater political role

Politics remains a field dominated by men, with only one female candidate running in the upcoming presidential election.

    Nigerians go to the polls on Saturday for presidential and parliamentary elections.

    It is a political field dominated by men with only one female candidate vying for the top office. 

    Al Jazeera's Yvonne Ndege reports from Abuja.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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