Ebonyi Governor’s Wife Speaks On Security Consciousness amongst Women


The Wife of the Ebonyi State Governor, Chief Mrs. Mary-Maudline Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru has called on women to be more security conscious and empower themselves for a better society

Chief Mrs. Nwifuru made the call at training organized by the Ebonyi State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development in collaboration with her office which was held at the Remeritona Hotel, Abakaliki, the state capital.

The training with the theme, “Count Her In, Invest in Women, Accelerate her Progress was part of activities marking the 2024 international women’s day celebration.

“This workshop is dedicated to our training and development. As we gather here today,we recognize the immense potential that lies within each woman.

“we also acknowledge the barriers and challenges we often face in skills development and in discharging our respective duties. That is why this workshop is so crucial”.

The wife of the Governor noted that empowering women through training is not merely a matter of gender equality but a necessity for nation building and economic stabilization.

“It is an investment in the future. It is no news that when we educate and train women, we uplift our societies. By this workshop, we are unlocking vast potentials and talent that can contribute to economic growth and societal development.

“It will enhance our skills and knowledge and enable us to distinguish ourselves in our various leadership roles”

“Research consistently shows that societies where women are educated and empowered tend to be more stable, prosperous, and resilient. Ebonyi State today ticks all the above boxes in a positive way, because our Government has availed us the opportunity to demonstrate our strength”.