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Women Affairs Ministry begins year with prayers



ANAMBRA State Government through the Ministry of Women Affairs has stated perpetual commitment towards embarking on programmes and activities that will address the plight of women, children, physically challenged persons, aged persons and vulnerable groups in the state.

  This was said in an address delivered by the  Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Lady Ndidi Mezue during the Year 2020  prayer meeting at Prof. Dora Akunyili Hall, Women Development Centre, Awka.

  According to the commissioner, the prayer session was to thank God for another year and to seek God’s favour. “We thank God for the privilege of life. A quick review of the ministry’s 2019 showed abundance of God’s mercy and uncommon love. We received no death, no misfortune and no tragedy. Recall that we started and ended with prayers and we will continue in this regards”.

  Lady Mezue while acknowledging the staff under the ministry as vehicles of achieving its objectives, admonished them to always engage in productive things that will enhance the growth of ministry by making constructive criticisms, following suite, seeking for peace and proffering innovative ideas that will advance the course of achieving a better Anambra.

  In his homily, the General Overseer of Christ Living Hope Church, Rev. Ambassador Ugochukwu Ekwem, encouraged the congregation to always make God the pillar of their lives and  never to loose hope in God during turbulent times.

 He also prayed for divine blessings, breakthrough and liberation from shackles of the enemies and evil forces.

  In an interview, the Director of Administration in the ministry, Lady Patience Aniagor, while extolling the commissioner for her competency in piloting the affairs of the ministry, also commended her for always putting God first and always leading by example which brings peace and harmony in the ministry. She called on workers to always make themselves available in things that will move the state forward as the commissioner is on top of the game of active and exemplary service.

  In a vote of thanks, the Special Adviser to Governor Willie Obiano on Disability Matters,  Chuks Ezewuzie thanked God for his kindness, love and grace, and  thanked all that contributed to the success of the program.

  Sharing her experience, a participant, Blessing Nwokolo expressed that she was exposed and educated on lots of things about what God wants for her and how to manage herself and others around her.

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