Minister for Women Affairs, Uju Kennedy-Ohanenye has urged market women in Anambra State to form corporatives in order to benefit from up-coming projects.
She vowed to do her best in linking International communities to the state to ensure actualization of President Bola Tinubu’s mandate.
Addressing women during her visit to the state, Kennedy-Ohanenye said she was working with non governmental organisations to ensure women were economically empowered.
She said, “Tinubu led administration is out to protect and empower every woman in Nigeria. My expection is to see women love themselves and not to be their own problems.
“I want you to take advantage of having an Igbo Minister, including forming corporatives in clusters of at least 20 members in order to partake in projects.
“I will do my best in linking International Communities to Anambra state in order to see that the mandate of Mr President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu is actualized.
“I’m currently working with some NGOs and Agencies to see women are empowered economically for smooth running of the home and the society at large.”
The Minister, in company of Commissioner for Women and Social Welfare in the State, Ify Obinabo had earlier visited some markets before their arrival to the Prof. Dora Akunyili Women Development Center Awka where she addressed the women.
Present at the event were the State Head of Service, Barr Theodora Igwegbe, member representing Anaocha Constituency One in the State House of Assembly, Nkechi Ogbuefi, APGA State Woman Leader, Mrs Esther Onyekesi, ASATU women, among other personalities.