The Commissioner for Information & Orientation, Mrs. RoseMary Effiom Archibong has congratulated the wife of the Cross River State Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Linda Ayade on the hosting of the meeting of Wives of State Governors in Southern Nigeria, comprising States in the South-South, South-East and South-West regions.
In a statement on behalf of the government and good people of Cross River State, Mrs. Archibong lauded the commitment and pace-setting disposition of Mrs. Ayade, which she emphasized attracted the meeting to State, noting that the mouth-watering hospitality and peaceful environment await their Excellencies.
The Information & Orientation Commissioner welcome Wives of the Southern State Governors and their entourage to the State, assuring that the gender-friendly Governor, Senator (Prof.) Ben Ayade is very pleased to have Wives of his colleagues in Southern Nigeria in the state.
She commended Mrs. Ayade for the empowerment initiative for women, which has been scheduled as a major feature of the Governors’ Wives meeting, emphasizing that many women would be touched and their lives lifted through the empowerment scheme.
The itinerary of the Southern Governors’ Wives Meeting released by the Office of the Wife of the Governor of Cross River State, indicates that arrival is Thursday, 26th October, 2017, while Friday, 27th October, 2017 will feature courtesy call on the Governor of Cross River State, interactive sessions with women, an empowerment ceremony for women at Adiabo Town Hall, Tinapa and the meeting is expected to be rounded off with a Dinner/Gala Night at the Dome, Calabar Municipal Council.