Friday, December 11, 2020

Days after making Dr Angbo go back to her abusive channels tv reporter husband, Benue First Lady leads walk against gender-based violence

Days after making Dr Angbo who was battered by her Channels tv reporter husband, Mr Puis Angbo, Benue First Lady, Mrs Ortom has lead a walk against gender-based violence in Benue state.

Recall Mrs Ortom was seen in photos and video side by side with her husband who had settled the matter between the Angbos.

As part of activities to mark the closing ceremony of the year 2020 #16daysofactivism against Gender-Based Violence, GBV, the First Lady of Benue State Dr Eunice Ortom Thursday led participants in an awareness walk in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

The First Lady led participants through major streets of the town terminated the walk at Benue Hotels where a dissemination meeting was held. 

Speaking at the dissemination meeting, Mrs Ortom cautioned that the people must not take the end of the #16daysofactivism period as the end of the fight against GBV. 

She said, “This is rather the time to build on the observations and experiences of the period in order to be more determined and committed to ending GBV in Benue State.” 

The meeting evaluated and analysed activities of the last 16 days as well as deliberated on suggestions aimed at seeking effective ways of curbing GBV. 

Participants at the events included the wife of the Deputy Governor, Justice Mary Abounu, wives of the State Assembly members and those of the State Executive Council. Others were Local Government Council Chairmen and their Spouses, Religious Leaders, Wives of Traditional Rulers, Development Partners, the Civil Society and Youth Organizations as well as other Stakeholders.

3 comments:

  1. This is why africa is behind. She couldn't fight for an injustice right in her face, but she is on the street campaigning against it

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