The wife of the governor Dr Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu has thanked the sun newspapers company for nominating her as Award winner of the 2021 most supportive first lady of the present administration in the country.
Dr Mrs Ikpeazu who stated this at the banquet hall government house Umuahia during the visit of the managing director of the Sun newspapers company to present to her an official invitation to the award ceremony on 7th May this year in Lagos described her husband Governor Okezie Ikpeazu as a big source of encouragement to her.
The wife of the Governor disclosed that she derives joy in putting smiles on the faces of the people and pointed out that their assessments were true and verifiable.
She expressed joy on the professionalism which the sun newspapers has exhibited in the print media industry over the years in the country.
Speaking, the managing director of the Sun newspapers company, Mr. Onuoha Ukeh, said that they arrived at the selection of the wife of the governor as the most supportive first lady of the present administration after thorough assessment of her charity works, empowerment, provision of shelter for the indigent, campaign against gender violence, health programmes among others.
ln their remarks, professor Roseline Ndumele, Lady Chinedu Brown, and state director of national orientation agency Dr Ngozi Okechukwu, extolled the sun newspapers company for the honour done the first lady of the state.
Our government house correspondent, Vincent Okogbuo ,reports that many distinguished personalities graced the occasion.