Ebonyi First Lady Bags UNESCO Spotlight Initiative Ambassador

In recognition of her contribution to the Educational development of women and children, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, Spotlight Initiative, Monday, appointed Ebonyi First Lady, Chief Mrs Mary-Mudline Uzoamaka Nwifuru as it's Ambassador for the state. 

Mrs Nwifuru was honored in her office, New Government house, Centenary City, Abakaliki, when she received members of UNESCO/Spotlight initiative led by the SA to the Governor on Adult Education/Mass Literacy, Barr Mrs. Stella Nwagu on a courtesy visit. 

 The First Lady said that the new assignment is a call to impact the society more promising that, the current administration will continue to support inclusive education, especially for girls, young women, orphans and the underprivileged in Ebonyi State 
She explained that the just concluded Flag-off of the 2023 Mass Literacy Campaign in the state   was in a bid to drive home the message that literacy is an opportunity to make a better life for one's self as everyone deserves an opportunity to learn, read, and write.

Earlier in his speech, Dr Stephen Onyekwelu the Director of UNESCO/Spotlight Initiative, said he led members of the team to honour Chief Mrs. Nwifuru as their Ambassador for her commitment in promoting education in the state. 

Dr Stephen Onyekwelu commended the Ebonyi state government for their effort in education system and pleaded for more work to be done especially at the rural communities.

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