AS part of her efforts to fulfill the promise of prosperity for all Deltans, the wife of the Delta State Governor, Dame Edith Okowa has unveiled part of her activities under the auspices of her “05 Initiative to commemorate the one year in office of the present administration.
Dame Okowa disclosed this in a brief meeting with female political office holders and wives of top government functionaries in the state at Government House, Asaba, yesterday.
She said that on May 27, the “05 Kitchen will cook and feed as many children that will come for the Children’s Day at the state capital while at the local government level, they will be handled by wives of the local government chairmen, respectively, adding that she desired that all the chairmen’s wives should remain at their various localities to carry out the functions.
She said May 29, being Democracy Day, will be celebrated in the state capital while on the 30th, her foundation will inaugurate the fourth sickle cell clinic at the Oleh Central Hospital.
For the celebration of the “05 Initiative anniversary, the governor’s wife also stated that there will be a visitation to the five prisons in the state; Ogwashi-Uku, Agbor, Warri, Sapele and Kwale prisons, respectively and this she said should go along with food, gift items and even release some inmates on fine options.
On the June 1, she said that there will be formal inauguration of her project tagged “05 Initiative which will showcase all the activities the foundation have carried out within one year.
The governor’s wife, who said that the foundation will also use the period to visit some schools in the state to distribute uniforms for indigent children, called on well meaning Deltans to support her foundation to enable her reach out to the people in the state.
BY CHIBUZOR ISICHEI