By Chinelo Okeke
Awka, April 18, 2019
(MOI) Mrs Martha Ibezim, the wife of Bishop of Awka Diocese, Anglican Communion
has commended Mrs Ebelechukwu Obiano for her contributions toward growth of
girl-child education in Anambra.
It was gathered that
as at 2018, Mrs Obiano had sponsored no fewer than 350 girl-child through
training in vocational institutions in the state.
Governor’s wife, Mrs Ibezim announced at the 2018/2019 Matriculation Ceremony
of the Mary Sumner Vocational Institute, Awka that she would want her to
She urged the new
students to focus on their studies and acquire the skills for which they have
come to learn. ``your device today is your dynamite tomorrow’’.
The prelate’s wife
enjoined the students to value the orientation, given to them, which would
position them to face challenges in the society.
She called on the
Bank of Industries and philanthropists to partner with the institute by
providing them equipment for learning.
``The choice of Mary
Sumner Institute is for useful engagement of our hands. Your hands, your
intellects, your skills and your life will bring tremendous change to our
``You have come to
master ways of turning nothing to something, adding value to God’s creation and
making livelihood out of them,” Mrs Ibezim added.
She commended the
Bishop of Awka for his holistic transformation of girl-child education in
Director of the
institution, Mrs Ifeoma Ezomike praised the Bishop and his wife for their
support to the school, urging the students to remain focused on their studies.
Drama, welcome songs
and news casting added glamour to the event.
attracted the Chaplain of the school, the Archdeacon’s wives, the Director of
the school, clergy’s wives and the general public. (MOI)