Justice Eberechi Suzette Nyesom-Wike, the wife of the Governor of Rivers State has said that the positive contribution of women should be the foundation of the development of society.
She said this while speaking on Sunday at the 10th Biennial Diocesan Women’s Guild Conference Thanksgiving Service of Anglican Diocese of the Niger Delta North at Saint Thomas Anglican Church in Diobu, Port Harcourt.
In a statement signed by Simeon Nwakadu, Special Assistant to the Rivers Governor on electronic media, Justice Nyesom Wike said that as a woman, she belongs to all rooms because a woman’s activities cannot be restricted as the society needs these contributions for progress.
“All women have been through a lot as they strive to build the society . Our contributions to societal development cannot be underestimated .
“I belong to the kitchen, I belong to the living room and I belong to every room created by God. So also other women. We are created by God to do more. In my own case as a judicial officer, I also belong to the courtroom. Other women belong to different rooms, depending on their professional calling”.
She added: “Women are very important to the development of any community. They form a larger percentage of the workforce that keeps the society ”
Commenting on the person of the Provincial/ Diocesan President of Women’s Guild of Anglican Diocese of the Niger Delta North , Mrs Beatrice Kattey , the Wife of the Rivers State Governor said she is a perfect example of a Christian Woman .
Justice Nyesom-Wike called on the women of Rivers State to continue to pray for Governor Wike so that he can remain focused in the delivery of pro-people prejects all through his leadership .
In her remarks, Provincial/Diocesan President of Women’s Guild , Mrs Beatrice Kattey said that the Anglican Church will continue to play a major role in evangelism and growth of Christianity .
Mrs Florence Brown , the lay preacher in her sermon titled “the power of patience ” noted that patience is a virtue that leads to success.
The Archbishop of Niger Delta North Diocese , Most Reverend Ignatius Kattey prayed for Rivers State and the first family for God’s grace and support .