The wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari has commended the effort of Southern Governor’s Wives Forum (SGWF) in addressing the challenges facing women and children in their region.
She stated this when Southern Governors wives led by their chairperson Mrs Nkechi Rochas Okorocha, paid her courtesy visit in the State House, Abuja.
Mrs Buhari said the forum was created to ensure a support system for Governors and to address the issues of girl child education, domestic violence as well as create unity and development in the region.
The forum was initiated in January 2016, and aimed at addressing the socio-economic and health challenges of women and children in the region.
The wife of Imo State Governor, Mrs Nkechi Rochas Okorocha, said they were at the State House to brief Mrs. Buhari on their achievement so far and strategize for challenges ahead especially on issues of domestic violence and girl child education in the region and issues of child abuse.
Mrs. Okorocha was accompanied by the seventeen Southern Governors wives including the wife of Lagos State Governor,Mrs Bolanle Ambode, Mrs Nkechi Ikpeazu of Abia, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, Mrs Betsy Obaseki .