Women Affairs & Social Development
Mrs Odochi Orji at an empowerment event

A first Lady’s Beautiful Gate ...

December 19, 2013

The widows and those with disabilities are faced with several challenges too numerous to comprehend. Discrimination is just one of them. In a reminiscence of a biblical story of the beautiful gate, one woman whose heart goes to the indigent widows and disabled, the wife of the Abia State governor, Read More →

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The National Agency for the Prohibi ...

August 8, 2013

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Persons and
 other related offences (NAPTIP) has reiterated its desire to partner with 
the Abia Government to end child abuse in the State. 

Speaking at the Sixth Abia Women Integrated Conference/Pre-August meeting
in Umuahia on Tuesday, Mrs. Nkiruka Michael, the South East Zonal Read More →

The wife of Abia state governor, Lady Mercy Odochi Orji leading an awareness walk on HIVAIDS to raise consciousness on the virus in the state.

Mrs Mercy Odochi Orji visits Abia S ...

August 1, 2013

Umuahia — Wife of the Abia State governor, Lady Mercy Odorchi Orji, yesterday expressed the commitment of the state government towards empowering youths and women in the state. The Abia first lady spoke after inspecting the state’s skills acquisition centre. According to her, the center which would be run in Read More →


The Merciful and Soul-lifting New Y ...

January 12, 2013

On the first day of January 2013, an annual ritual of our first ladies at the federal and state levels opened our eyes to some obscure and oppressive human situations. As an annual event, first ladies visit hospitals to take delivery and welcome the first newborn in the New Year. Read More →

Her Excellency, Chief (Mrs.) Mercy Odochi Orji on her personal care for Abia state pupils

The Wife of the Governor, Mrs Mercy ...

December 12, 2012

The wife of Abia state Governor, Lady Mercy Odochi Orji has inaugurated a three bedroom bungalow built for an indigent widow, Mrs. Best Ekoba Alozie of Abayi, Ohanze, ObiNgwa Local Government area of the state. Commissioning the bungalow, Lady Orji stated that by the completion of the bungalow, her office Read More →

Infant Mortality Abia State

Abia State Government deepens its c ...

December 12, 2012

Abia State government and four United Nations Health agencies (UNH4) have pledged to deepen their areas of partnership in their commitment to further promote maternal and infant mortality rate, exclusive breastfeeding, safe pregnancy delivery and optimal care for the new born baby in the state. Restating this commitment during a Read More →