… Rallies support to end child abuse
The wife of the Transition Committee Chairman of Orumba North Local Government Area, Lady Chiaku Ekwueme has advised women in the area to avoid anything that will expose them to domestic violence, warning them against engaging their husbands at home.
Lady Ekwueme who gave the counsel when she played host to the Association of Anambra State Towns Union, ASATU Women Wing, Orumba North chapter led by her Coordinator, Mrs. Joy Otti and the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA Woman leaders led by the Local Government Woman leader, Mrs. Ogochukwu Ezeokeke, the Orumba North LG First Lady urged the women to value their lives and avoid anything that would harm them.
Disclosing her intention to establish a thrift shop where women could come and receive solace, encouragement and boost their morale for their sake and that of their children, she said, “Love yourselves, your children need you. Don’t engage a man, the risk is too much. So, if you must stay in your home, do not engage”, she added.
While identifying child abuse as another monster which needed to be fought to a standstill, Lady Chiaku pointed out that empowerment of the womenfolk held the answer against this menace.
“And If you see where a child is being abused, please, report it and we will handle it. Her Excellency, Wife of the Executive Governor of Anambra State, Mrs. Nonye Soludo is very much involved in this, it’s her priority. If you see anything, please, encourage the women under you to report any case of child abuse and we will try and handle it to the best of our ability”, she admonished.
Photo: Mrs. Ogochukwu Ekwueme, APGA Woman Leader, Orumba North Local Government Area (left) leading APGA Woman leaders to present a gift to the Wife of the Transition Committee Chairman, Orumba North Local Government Area, Lady Chiaku Ekwueme during a courtesy visit at Ajalli recently.
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