The Wife of the Governor of Anambra State Dr. Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano has been commended for her passion for the widows.
The Member representing Onitsha South Constituency Two in the State House of Assembly, Mrs. Beverly Nkemdiche Ikpeazu gave the commendation while speaking on the significance of the International Widows Day.
The Lawmaker noted that Dr. Mrs. Obiano has built houses for many
widows, trained some in basic skills and equipped them.
The Governor Wife added that she had keyed into the project as she has focused in alleviating the plights of widows in Onitsha South Two Constituency, through her
Mrs. Nkemdiche-Ikpeazu regretted the difficulty many widows are passing through and called for concerted efforts to protect them.
The Lawmaker stated that International Widow’s day is aimed at creating awareness on the violation of human rights which widows suffer in many countries following the death of their spouses.