BY PRINCELY ONYENWE, IMO
Her Excellency, Barr (Mrs.) Chioma Uzodinma, yesterday, celebrated Imo Women in the 2021 Grand Finale of the Imo Women’s August Meeting with the theme: “Nzuko Umu nwanyi oma” amidst crowds of Imo Women all over.
In her address to the women and people of Imo State, Her Excellency eulogized Imo Women for their relentless and steadfastness in championing the course for a better Imo State where peace and unity reigns. Recounting the fruits from last year’s Grand Finale of the August Meeting, the Imo First Lady expressed happiness over the sustenance of economic empowerment that was extended to indigent women.
The occasion which was graced by His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Imo State, Distinguished Senator Hope Uzodinma, presented an opportunity for appreciating the 3R Government’s commitment in supporting and promoting gender-balanced administration.
Her Excellency reeled out the empowerment scheme from the Ministry of Women Affairs and Vulnerable Groups through the Office of the First Lady, Imo State as sponsored by private and corporate donors. Over 3000 indigent women across the state would be empowered with:
- Package for 305 women from each ward.
- Sewing Machines.
- Motor Grinding Machines.
- Standing Hair Dryers.
- Outdoor barbecue and grill equipment.
The Office of the First Lady, Imo State, would continue to work for improved welfare on the path of Imo Women and girl child.
It was indeed a successful and memorable outing with her EXCELLENCY Chioma Uzodinma.9News Nigeria was live at the event.
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