Onuigbo Commends Ikwuano/Umuahia Women For Being Agents Of Development
The member representing Ikwuano/Umuahia North/South federal constituency Rep. Sam Onuigbo has commended community women leaders from the nine clans that make up the federal constituency for their role in the development of their areas.
Rep. Onuigbo who made the commendation at a one day prayer summit organised by the Oboro clan of the Ugwu Ikwuano Community Women Leaders Association--an umbrella body of community women leaders from the area-- appreciated them for supporting him and other well meaning political leaders with prayers.
The federal lawmaker charged them to adequately mobilize their followers and others from their communities towards participating actively in the ongoing voter registration and re-validation exercise by INEC so as to elect credible persons into office.
Rep. Sam Onuigbo who was represented at the event by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Women and Children Matters Lady Chinyere Ehilegbu while enumerating some of his developmental strides of Senator T.A. Orji and Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, assured them of better days ahead and the support of their leaders and the wife of the Governor Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu to their programmes and welfare.
Earlier in a sermon, the Coordinator, Abia Prayer Network, Pastor Pat. Ikechi who preached on the topic " Take Away That Stone" called on the women to have faith and be steadfast in their prayers and service to God. Pastor Ikechi pointed out that by continuously praying for their leaders as directed by the Bible, the leaders will be blessed with wisdom to bring development to their communities.
In their separate speeches, the Rev. Dr. Williams Ukaonu, Pastor Ernest Akagha, a community woman leader from Oloko Ikwuano Deaconess Christiana Ekpo and Chief Mrs Glory Uruakpa from Umuopara Umuahia South while encouraging the women to remain committed to the association, urged them not to relent in mobilizing their people towards ensuring rapid development of their areas.
Responding, the coordinator Oboro clan of Ugwu Ikwuano Community Women Leaders Association Mrs Joy Ojiugo Okoro, Ezinne Chinyere Ifenkwe, Ezinne Ngozi Ugbo and Ezinne Nwaugo Ukaukwu, expressed gratitude to Rep. Sam Onuigbo for bringing them together and sponsoring them. She thanked the honourable member, as well as other leaders, for their encouragement and for giving them a formidable voice in the present administration and pledged their support to them.