The Special Assistant to the Governor on Women Mobilization Mrs. Cecilia Ogbonyeri has called on the women wing of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ika South to come together and rally round Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa to enable him return for a second term.
Cecilia Ogbonyeri made the call at the party secretariat during an enlarged meeting of all women in the L.G.A, recently.
Cecilia Ogbonyeri stated that the meeting comprising women from all wards and units in the L.G.A is the first of its kind and was necessitated by the need to forge a united front, saying that when united, they can conquer more grounds. She opined that there will no longer be factions amongst them. She noted that the meeting being a novelty one will be regular, all encompassing and open for all women of the party.
Also, Cecilia Ogbonyeri called on the women to prepare their 100% support and commitment towards ensuring a total victory for the governor at their various units comes 2019.
She also stated that the payment of monthly stipends to selected widows at the unit level will commence soon.
Affirming the need for the women to work together, the Special Assistant to the governor on women Development Mrs. Helen Aghedo announced that every woman should endeavour to come with her Permanent Voter`s Card to the next meeting, urging those who are yet to the take advantage of the ongoing registration exercise to do so.
Hon. Mrs. Patience Agboma enjoined the women to close up ranks for governor Okowa, saying that it is the only way they can say “thank you” for his giant strides since his assumption in office, three years ago
Speaking to the women, the Chairman of the party at the local government level, Hon. Collins Bello expressed satisfaction at the conduct of the women, stressing that they are all out to work for the governor; Sen. Okowa whom he said is the leader of the party.
Others who spoke enjoined the women to keep faith in governor Okowa affirming that they are resolute about his 2nd term victory.