Over twelve beneficiaries of IBOROAKAM Scholarship scheme floated by the wife of the member representing Ibesikpo Asutan State Constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly Evangelist (Mrs.) Ememobong Aniekan Uko, have appreciated the lawmaker’s wife for the assistance.
They made this known during the 20th Anniversary of the monthly Prayers of Ibesikpo Asutan Women, at Nung Udoe, Ibesikpo Asutan LGA.
One of the beneficiaries, Idara said “Mummy you have given us hope for a better tomorrow for coming to our aide by sending us to school. May God continue to bless you and your husband for giving us the course to smile”.
Speaking ,the wife of the Ibesikpo Asutan legislator Evangelist (Mrs.) Ememobong Aniekan Uko fondly called “Mama Charge” described the gesture as an expression of God’s faithfulness to the IBOROAKAM family and promised to do more for the women of the area.
“The IBOROAKAM Scholarship float is not a show up exercise, but rather, is our own little way of showing love and giving back to the society.
“ I want to charge the rest of us, don’t wait until you have thousands and millions before you touch lives. Use the little within your reach to put smiles on the faces of people around you “she advised.
Presenting a Seminar in the Ibesikpo Asutan Women Summit with the summit theme “MOULDING OUR CHILDREN FOR A BETTER SOCIETY” the Honourable Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr.(Mrs.)Gloria Edet thanked the women of the local government bloc for being the first to sustain a prayer summit for twenty good years still strong and hearty.
Describing the topic as apt, the Agric boss reaffirm to mothers that they are the first teacher at home and as such they should show good examples to their children by being themselves devoid of pretentious attitude.
Dr. Gloria Edet used the opportunity to appreciate Evangelist (Mrs.) Ememobong Aniekan Uko for her love to the women of Ibesikpo Asutan.
Also following suit with the Serminar, the Honourable Commissioner for Women Affairs, Dr. Ini Adiakpan in her topic tilted” INDEPENDENT WOMAN FOR A BETTER TOMMOROW” charged the women to be armed with good decision making while striving at all cost to keep the family in order.
Also speaking, the political Leader of Ibesikpo Asutan/Uyo Federal Constituency, Hon.Prince Uwem Ita Etuk appreciated Ememobong Aniekan Uko for her commitment towards the women prayer summit.
“In all fairness, Mama Charge has not disappointed Ibesikpo Asutan Women .
Since the inception of this prayer summit she has lived up to the expectation by always putting smiles on the faces of the women and I pray God to continually bless her and her family”he maintained.
Prince Uwem Ita used the opportunity to encourage the women to go back to farming as that is the only way out in the present economic reality.
Edidem Clement Francis Ekpenyong, the Paramount Ruler of Ibesikpo Asutan thanked the women for keeping the steam of the prayer while using the opportunity to request the Commissioner for Agriculture to come up with more mechanize machines to help in farming.
Recaping the origin of Akam Iban, Bishop Emilia thanked the women for their commitment and described Ememobong Aniekan Uko as a strong pillar of support and a dependable partner who has given her all for the growth of Akam Iban Ibesikpo Asutan.
For the Council boss, Hon.(Mrs.) Akon Effiong Michael the women has been wonderful for the 20 years past and much appreciation goes to the wife of the Ibesikpo Asutan State Constituency representative who in her words is simply amazing.
High point of the event was the official cutting of the 20th Anniversary cake by the Council Chairman flanked by Ememobong Aniekan Uko and other invited guest.
Wives of local government Chairmen including that Ukanafun and Ikono, Council Chairmen, the State Women officer, Lady Emem Ottohnsek, Mbong Ibaan Ibesikpo Asutan and other dignitaries graced the event.