By Iheanyi daniel Enwerem
Wife of Nigerian President,Aisha Buhari,has called on state governors to give women a sense of belonging in their various states,by recognizing their achievements and contributions towards the development of the society.
Speaking during this years August meeting event in Imo state,yesterday,been organised by the wife of the state governor,Ugonneoma Rochas Okorocha,with the theme,"Building bridges of friendship across the Niger".
"I want to commend the peoples governor of Imo state,His Excellency Owelle Rochas Okorocha for giving women a sense of belonging in his state,by recognizing their achievements and contributions.
I pray,other governors in some states will emulate,so that it will give women in our society a sense of belonging". Said Aisha
Buhari's wife who expressed delight to be part of this years women meeting,said it should not only be seen as a social gathering for women,but an opportunity to discuss developmental issues in the community and society at large,in addition to promote peaceful coexistence,for conflict resolution and also to celebrate womanhood.
Gov. Okorocha in his speech,thanked the wife of the president for honoring the event,said the women has remained the bridge of unity in the nation.
Okorocha,hinted that the nation is a experiencing too many trials,called for prayer of people who believe in the unity of the country,as he said Nigeria must remain a united country.
"Anyone speaking against the unity of thus country is on his own,Nigeria will be better not too far from now".
The Imo First Lady,Nkechi Okorocha,said that this years August meeting is to promote unity and peace across the Niger,stating that there is greatness in unity.
She urged women to look inwards to get their husbands and children in the right part of unity.
Other dignitaries include,the wife of the Senate President,Tosin Saraki,wives of state governors of Enugu, Abia, Ebonyi, Ondo,Edo,Niger,Benue,Borno,Oyo,Cross River,Bauchi,Sokoto,Kogi,Ogun state respectively,amongst others.