On 20 May, 2017, the Women Situation Room Nigeria (WSRN) North West Zone mobilized 10 staff from Katsina State to represent the organization as observers for the elections of House of Representative members of Mashi/Dutsi Local Government. It was an opportunity for WSRN to monitor the by-elections process for the state. Some of the challenges/observations were:
The Women Situation Room Nigeria was recorded to having the highest number of female observers in Mashi/Dutsi Local Government. This helped in providing adequate assistance to the voters especially the women.