–Blank NEWS Online (NIGERIA) –By Albert OGRAKA:
THE wife of Delta State Governor and Founder O5 Initiative, Dame Edith Okowa, has acknowledged the role of the traditional institution in the sustenance of peaceful coexistence in the state.
Dame Okowa, who called on Wives of Traditional Rulers and Royal Mothers in the state to sustain the peace being witnessed in the state through prayers and commitment to God, urged Deltans to remain obedient to God, the state is covenanted to God who rule and reign in all homes and families.
She gave the charge at the 2021 edition of the annual meeting with Wives of Traditional Rulers and Royal Mothers in Government House, Asaba, where she lauded the role of the traditional institution in working with the state government to ensure peace in Delta State.
The governor’s wife exalted God for preserving the lives of the women throughout the outbreak of Coronavirus, which hitherto paused the meeting in 2020 and noted that the meeting also served as a sober reflection, saying that “a moment like this should be for reconciliation and prayers for divine protection against any and all other variants of pandemic ravaging the world.
She appreciated all those who have been supportive of the Governor Ifeanyi Okowa administration and sued for continued support to help the administration succeed in all areas.
Earlier in her welcome address, the Director General, O5 Initiative, Mrs Oghenekevwe Agas thanked the women for attending the 2021 edition.
In a sermon titled, Eve Generation and Mary Generation, Barr (Mrs.) Kesiena Samson, the Royal Mothers and wives of Traditional Rulers were enjoined to become the light and positive influence in their families, kingdoms and society through examplary attributes of prayers and intercession for national sustainability.
There was dance and drama performances by the Delta State council of Arts and Culture as well as Glory of God Music and Drama Concept while the royal women received gifts from Her Excellency.
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