Women of Ini Local Government Area have been charged to continue supporting the administration of Governor Udom Emmanuel, adding that Governor Udom is a blessing to Akwa Ibom State.
The Honourable Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr. Glory Edet, gave the charge when she parlayed with women of the area on Tuesday, 16th February
The parley which took place at the Council Headquarters, Odoro Ikpe, had in attendance Council female Legislators, Council Secretary, Wives of Council Legislators, royal mothers and women across the eleven (11) wards of Ini LGA.
In her remarks, Dr. Glory Edet, expressed thanks to God for keeping the women alive and in good health. She lauded Governor Udom Emmanuel for being gender-sensitive and for leading Akwa Ibom in ways that please the Lord. She further appreciated the wife of the Governor, Dr. Martha Udom Emmanuel, for supporting the Governor to give women a place in the society.
Dr. Edet urged the women to be united and maintain the existing peace in the area. She also advised the women to imbibe the culture of praying for their children, adding that the prayer of a mother is instrumental to the spiritual and physical growth of their children. She encouraged the women to be steadfast in their support for Governor Udom Emmanuel. The Agric boss appealed to the women to advise their children to shun violence, noting that development cannot thrive where there is unrest.
While addressing the women on the need to be proactive in farming, Dr. Edet also reaffirmed the support of the Ministry of Agriculture in providing seedlings and other agricultural inputs to farmers in the state.
Earlier in their remarks, the Secretary of Council, Lady Christiana Nya, the PDP Chapter Woman Leader, Mrs. Grace Johnson, appreciated the Honourable Commissioner for meeting with the women. They appealed to the women to advise their children to shun violence and embrace peace.
In their separate goodwill messages, the representatives of women from each of the eleven wards assured the Honourable Commissioner of their unwavering support to PDP and the Governor of Akwa Ibom State. They assured the Honourable Commissioner that the women will go back to their farms in order to improve the quantity and quality of food in the state.
People who also spoke were Female Councillors drawn from wards seven (7), ten (10), and eleven.
The event featured special prayers for the Governor and Ini LGA