Women have been told to always contribute their quota effectively to the upkeep of their families and communities. The wife of the Abia State Governor, Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu gave the advice at the 2017 August women conference held in the state.
Mrs Ikpeazu noted that by empowering women in a sustainable way it would enable them to replicate their successes in their various fields, profession or enterprise.
She advised mothers to always educate their children who were about to get married on the need to know their partners’ genotype by going for test.
The wife of the Governor urged them to also go for cervical cancer check, pointing out that its prevalence was gradually increasing in the society.
In a remark, one of the mothers enjoined women to use the August conference to preach peace and love as well as fashion out developmental projects that would promote the living condition of their people.
The theme of the 2017 August Women Conference is “Sustainable Empowerment for Rural Women”.