Gov’s wife commends LG’s hospitality
IN what has become a yearly ritual,Wife of the Executive Governor of Anambra State, Chief Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano, through her humanitarian initiative, Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFÉ) visited Ihiala Local Government Area of the State.
She was represented by Anambra State Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Ndidi Mezue.
Speaking at the event, Mezue said the visit stems from Mrs. Obiano’s motherly love and care for the downtrodden and the less privileged.
According to her, Mrs. Obiano has always lived up to this commitment by investing on women and youth empowerment as well as skill acquisition programmes under the aegis of Caring Family Enhancement (CAFÉ).
Earlier in his welcome address, Ihiala Local Government Area Transition Chairman, Jude Obi thanked Mrs. Obiano for her goodwill to people of Ihiala Local Government Area, especially her care for the indigent.
According to him, Mrs. Obiano has repositioned the women to play their role in development of Anambra State as strategic partners of progress.
Fielding question from newsmen, Anambra State Commissioner for Information, C. Don Adinuba described the governor’s wife as a charitable and kind-hearted person, with unraveled devotion to touching people’s lives at the grassroots.
According to Adinuba, this has endeared the governor’s wife to the people.
He prayed for her continuous commitment to ameliorating the people’s plight through distribution of palliatives and essential commodities like bags of rice and other food items which Mrs. Obiano regularly donates to the indigent and physically challenged.
Also speaking during the tour, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Anambra Newspaper and Printing Corporation (ANPC), Sir Chuka Nnabuife commended the governor’s wife for continuously extending her hands of charity to Ihiala and other local government areas in Anambra State.
Sir Chuka noted that Mrs. Obiano has raised Anambra women to enviable position in the scheme of affairs, stressing that the sky is the now the limit for them.
The event attracted traditional rulers of various towns in Ihiala Local Government Area, presidents-general of town unions, councilors, APGA faithful, stakeholders and other dignitaries.
Highlights of the occasion were the sharing of food items and financial aid to the less privileged.
It will be recalled that Mrs. Obiano had visited Ogbaru, Awka North and South, Onitsha North and South, Anambra East and many others in continuation of the 2020 edition of her annual local government tour.