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Alor women hold maiden summit



Anambra State Association of Town Unions (ASATU), Alor women wing  has called on married women to strive to be gainfully employed to support their husbands in meeting their  families’ financial needs.

They also called on the illustrious sons and daughters of Alor to sponsor the association’s trust fund designed to empower indigent mothers and widows in their endeavors.

The call was made recently, during the maiden Alor women summit held  at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church field, Alor , Idemili South Local Government Area..

President General, ASATU, Alor women’s wing, Grace Uche Nwoye (JP), stressed the need for married women to help their husbands in the  training of their children by engaging in some businesses , skills or jobs.

Presenting her address, Mrs. Nwoye said the mothers’ summit was held to honor Alor sons and daughters who had made the community proud through their human and community developmental projects.

They appealed  to  the awardees to  help them upgrade Nkwo market to modern market, provide bus for the Iyom Alor and donate at least N3m to empower indigent women, widows and others .

Speaking also, the chairman,  summit planning committee, Lady Ifeoma Uzokwe lamented high rate of  moral decadence in the society, urging parents to closely monitor the attitudes of their children.

She said that parents have left the training of their children in the hands of maids, peers, social media, television which has turned them into cultist, addicts, etc “Mothers are meant to inculcate moral standards in family members. But when a mother doesn’t honor the husband, neglects her responsibility, the family will decay. We need God and discipline in our homes”.

Earlier, chairman of the occasion, Chioma Obiora thanked the  Alor women and invited guests for gracing the occasion and making it a success.

She told women to keep supporting their husbands financially and be a model to other women pleading  with them to continue  supporting  the executives  to make the summit an annual event.

Highlights of the occasion were match past ,cultural dance and conferment of awards to 10 deserving members of Alor community.

The awardees included: Sen. Dr. Chris Ngige, Dr. Emeka Eze, Mr. Emma Ojukwu, Chief Okey Anolue, Chief Silas Okemuo, Bro Goddy Okemmuo, Malison Ukatu, Chife Mrs. Anolue

Others included; Evang Lady Ngozi Mbachu and the mother of the day and immediate past Alor women P.G, Mrs. Bridget Achusim.


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