Osodieme Calls for Self-Renewal as Key to Progress in the New Year
…Sets New target for Women Empowerment
The wife of Governor of Anambra State and founder of the NGO, Caring Family Enhancement Initiative (CAFÉ), Dr. (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano (Osodieme), has called for self-renewal of the individual as a prerequisite to sustainable progress in the family, state and the nation in the New Year.
Osodieme made the call in her New Year message in Awka which was conveyed by the Chief Media Officer to the Governor, Mr. Emeka Ozumba. Osodieme stated that the New Year offers every person great opportunity to reappraise and positively improve their roles and responsibilities in the family, the state and the nation with a view to ensuring societal growth.
According to Osodieme: “The New Year is a period of new beginnings because of the opportunities it offers for rebirth and renewal. It provides the individual the chance to start afresh with profound inspiration and hopeful anticipation. Let us therefore turn the hope into positive action by taking responsibility to work for peace and progress of our families, state and nation.“
As we know, the strength of the chain is determined by its weakest link, in making our New Year resolutions therefore, let us recommit ourselves to playing active roles knowing that it is only when we give our best as individuals that we can claim to contribute to the growth of our families, state and country.
The founder of CAFÉ who has facilitated the training and empowerment of over 4,350 indigent widows, women and youths in self-reliant small-scale business ventures restated her resolve to train and empower more persons as well as build more free houses for indigent widows, reiterated her commitment to better the lots of the needy in our society. She pointed that she will build more modern toilet facilities to promote hygiene in rural markets across Anambra, and will continue to support the State Government’s efforts to improve lives of Ndi-Anambra through other programmes of CAFE scheduled for 2019.
While wishing Ndi-Anambra, especially the women, and Nigerians Happy New Year, Osodieme stressed that, ‘it is only with renewed faith in ourselves, our values, and other things that hold us together as families that we can avail ourselves of the gains of such cherished ethos as a people united in the pursuit of common societal good. She enjoined the people to be steadfast in their commitment to the pursuit of the good of humans in society irrespective of whatever personal sacrifices they might be required to make towards the attainment of this goal. She prayed that God may grant the wishes of our people for more pleasant and greater lives ahead in a peaceful political environment.
Pix1:Wife of the Governor of Anambra State, Dr. Mrs. Ebelechukwu Obiano (Osodieme)
Pix2: Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency Chief Willie Obiano (Akpokuodike) and Wife Ebelechukwu Obiano (Osodieme)