Ebonyi First Lady to flag off HPV Vaccination On May 25


Towards eradicating cervical cancer among the female gender, Wife of Ebonyi Governor, Chief Mary-Maudlin Uzoamaka Nwifuru has set aside May 25th for the flag off of the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccination in the state.

According to her, the programme will be targeting young girls between the ages of 9 to 14 years.

Mrs Nwifuru disclosed this in Ezza North Local Government Area during the official inauguration of her pet project, “Better Health for Rural Women, Children, and Internally Displaced Foundation and commissioning of EBCSDA Assisted project.

She also disclosed that BERWO is partnering Ebonyi State Primary Health Care Development Agency in the campaign against HPV.

The wife of the governor during her visit to Ezza North Local Government Area also Commissioned a primary School 3 Classroom block and one pump borehole at Ndeguazu Umuoghara Community. She added that BERWO foundation came out of her desire to make positive impact, uplift communities, and create a better world for future generations.

“BERWO Foundation plays crucial roles in Ebonyi State, serving as pillars of support and beacons of hope for those in need. BERWO is born out of a desire to make a positive impact, to uplift communities, and to create a better world for future generations.

“These projects stand as testaments to our commitment to improving the quality of life for all indigenes and residents of Onicha Local Government Area and ensuring a brighter future for generations to come.

“The success of the BERWO Foundation will depend on the collective efforts of everyone. Each of us brings unique skills, perspectives, and experiences to the table, and it is through our collective strength that we will achieve our goals.

On his part, chairman of Ezza North local government area, Stephen Ogodo Ali Nomeh promised to support the programme of the Governor’s wife.

“Ezza North people will support your programmes.

“Her Excellency’s visit to Ezza North Local Government Area also marks the official beginning and implementation of her pet project, BERWO,” he stated.

Highlights of the event were the conferment of Chieftaincy title on the wife of the Governor, as “Ugo-Agbanwe Agbanwe 1” of Ebonyi North Local Government Area.