…as Iyalode of Abuja storms Uyo
By Ime Silas
Asiwaju Women Cooperative Society of Nigeria, AWCS, is set to formally inaugurate its Akwa Ibom State Chapter Executives and Local Government Coordinators. This was made known through a press release dated 16th November, 2021 and jointly signed by the group’s State Coordinator-designate, Dr. (Mrs.) Theresa Edem and State Secretary-designate, Dr. Abasiama Isidore.
According to the statement, the Iyalode of Abuja, Chief (Mrs.) Toyin Badmus who is also the National Coordinator of AWCS, would grace the occasion as Special Guest of Honour, among other guests. The statement also adds that women of Akwa Ibom State shall be empowered during the event.
The release reads “Akwa Ibom State Chapter of Asiwaju Women Cooperative Society of Nigeria, AWCS, cordially invites the women folk and the general public to the formal inauguration of its State Executives and Local Government Coordinators as follows; Date: Saturday, 20th November, 2021; Venue: No. 5 Ekpo Obot Street, off Oron Road, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Time: 10: am prompt.
“The inauguration which shall be graced by the Iyalode of Abuja and National Coordinator of AWCS, Chief Mrs. Toyin Badmus as Special Guest of Honour, shall also feature empowerment of Akwa Ibom women. Come and be part of the empowerment for better life”
Earlier in the week, the leader of AWCS in the State, Dr. Theresa, while speaking to newsmen in Uyo had encouraged Akwa Ibom women to join the Cooperative Society for different benefits which according to her, included but not limited to various forms of empowerment.
She stressed that gone were the days when women could not venture into their chosen areas of business due to lack of funds. Mrs. Theresa noted that AWCS was out to provide succor to the women with a view to making them self-reliant”.