NCWS tips Anambra HOS to succeed
THE National Council for Women Societies (NCWS), Anambra chapter has declared support for the newly appointed Head of Service (HOS), Barr Okwy Theodora Igwegbe.
The group declared their support during a courtesy visit on her at to the office of the HOS at the Jerome Udoji Secretariat Complex, Awka on Feb. 9.
Asserting their unwavering confidence in the ability handling the office of HOS.
In a remark, the president of NCWS, Anambra State chapter, Lady Obiageli Obodoezie praised the wisdom of the Anambra State Government in appointing an outstanding personality as Barr Okwy Igwegbe to the leadership of the Civil Service.
The president noted that the council was a group that ensured that the larger society would begin to recognise the potential of women, noting that once a woman was empowered a whole generation would have been empowered.
Mrs Obodoezie, then, congratulated the HOS on her latest appointment while assuring her of the group’s support.
She, however, reminded her that as a foremost woman and member of the NCWS, she must not relent in her diligence and exemplary works for which she had been known.
The visitors presented her with a recognition award while praying to God to continue to grant her more wisdom and strength to out-perform her predecessors in office.
Accepting the gift, the HOS, Barr Igwegbe thanked the group for the support and confidence they reposed in her, noting that such purely stemmed from the bond binding the members of the society together.
Barr Igwegbe described their visit as heart-warming, thanking them for their kind words of encouragement, which would always remain close to her heart in the discharge of her duties.
The Civil Service boss reassured the group that she would make the womenfolk that she represented proud; keeping in mind at all times the true virtues of womanhood.
The foremost civil Servant noted that a woman had innate potential and strength that she was endowed with; this is what makes women better managers and excellent organisers and good homemakers.
Barr Igwegbe pledged to bring all the qualities she had been endowed with to bear in the service of Ndi Anambra.
She, then, in turn, encouraged the group to remain focused in the drive for women’s relevance in the society, describing it as an ingredient capable of holding the entire society together in peace as women remain mothers and wives to the men in the society.
In a vote of thanks, the group’s 1st Vice-President, Lady Theresa Nnalue, thanked the HOS for welcoming them to her office while praying that she continued to go higher in her career and in the service of humanity.