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AWLO Anambra State Chapter Launch yesterday, was graced by the Wife of the First president of Nigeria, Dame Uche Azikiwe (MFR). As several generations gathered, there was an outpour of wisdom from the Late Elder Stateman’s wife to the younger women. She expressed her delight in AWLO’s movement of Women Leadership because for her, “To run without women is to run with one leg” and “if you forget women, you are going nowhere”, as she quoted Leadership Icons; Julius Nyerere and Nelson Mandela.
Dame Uche was also decorated as a Patron of the African Women in Leadership Organisation by the Board of Trustees of the organization, who saw her contributions as potent in driving AWLO’s vision.
The visionary of AWLO, Hon. Elisha Attai who was proud of the newest addition to AWLO – AWLO Anambra Chapter & the show of support by Dame Uche Azikiwe, assured women of AWLO’s commitment of providing a first-class platform with resources and leaders who will offer the right mentoring.
The Global Youth Matron of AWLO; Dr. Violet Arene, imparted motivated the Anambra women, urging them to rise up to the historic leadership of the Anambra Heroines. Also in attendance were the Chapter Coordinators for Lagos and Rivers State; Mrs. Maureen Omeibe & Mrs. Ajoke Enebeli. Mrs. Noeleen Ojugbana; the coördinator of the Anambra State Chapter will be championing the Organisation’s cause for Anambra State. Queen Mercy Atang; the present Miss International World Classic became the organization’s first Global Young Leader/Ambassador.