GIRL CHILD EMPOWERMENT PROJECT: LADY IKONNE SALUTES NDI UGOEZE ISIALA NGWA NORTH ….advocates for more investments on girl child education.

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In order to vigorously tackle challenges often faced in the society by children, the wife of the PDP governorship Candidate in Abia State, Solicitor General and Permanent Secretary Abia State Ministry of Justice, Lady Barr. Uzoamaka Grace Uche-Ikonne, has stressed the need for adequate investment in the Girl child education.

Lady Ikonne who made this advocacy while presenting her goodwill message at the second edition of the Girl-Child empowerment and launching of the maiden almanac of the association of Ndi Ugoeze, Isiala Ngwa North, on Wednesday, 14 December 2022, held at the Ovu Ndi-Eze, Isiala Ngwa North Council Headquarters, decried the situation whereby the girl child appears to lag behind the boys, saying “more needs to be done to bridge gaps in the education of female children and their male counterparts, especially through skills acquisition that will help them excel in the future”.

The wife of the Governorship hopeful while congratulating the Ndi Ugoeze Isiala Ngwa North for their initiative, made cash donations as well as skills acquisition equipments as a part of her commitment and continued support for the education and advancement of children especially the girl child in our society.
She also encouraged them to keep hope alive as the incoming administration of his husband, Professor Uche Ikonne is committed to ensuring that women will continue to have their pride of place in government.

Reacting to this kind gesture, the Chairperson of Ndi Ugoeze in Isiala Ngwa North and wife of the Chairman, Isiala Ngwa North Traditional Rulers Council, Ugoeze Ihuoma S., on behalf of Ndi Ugoeze Isiala Ngwa North, thanked Lady Ikonne for honouring their invitation as well as assured her of their commitment to ensuring the victory of her husband, Professor Uche Ikonne, as governor of Abia State come 2023.

The ceremony which was chaired by the General Manager, Abia State Signage & Advertisement Agency, Chief Otuonye Anthony also attracted the presence of the former member that Represented Aba North and South Federal Constituency, Rt. Hon. Uzo Azubuike, PDP candidate for Isiala North State Constituency, Chief Collins Ugochukwu Iheonunekwu, former Chairman Aba North LGA, Prince Stanley Ogbonna, Chairman Isiala Ngwa North Traditional Rulers Council, HRM, Eze (Dr) D.U Aliche, top government functionaries, among others.

Lady Uloma Harley Onuoha, Lady Chinanu Ogubunamiri, and other members of Uche Ndi Abia Women, accompanied Lady Ikonne to the ceremony.

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