The Metropolitan Archbishop of Onitsha Archdiocese, Most Reverend Valerian Okeke has called on those in leadership’ positions to see selves as servants of the people.
Archbishop Okeke made the call while addressing members of Catholic Women’s Organization during their meeting at the Basilica of the Most Holy Trinity Onitsha with the theme “Role of Women in Eradicating Child Trafficking.
The prelate, who emphasized the pivotal role of women in nation building, encouraged them to continue building bridges for the advancement of God’s kingdom on earth.
Earlier in an address, the president, Catholic Women’s Organization, Mrs. Ifeyinwa Onochie, who harped on the prevailing issues of insecurity and incessant killings confronting the nation, charged women to intensify efforts in fighting child trafficking and labor.
In a lecture, a resource person, Justice Joseph Nwaeze charged mothers to re- double their efforts in child upbringing.
In an interview, a stakeholder, Dr. Laurette Ukeje called on mothers to imbibe and rekindle the spirit of love.
Contributing, some young mothers including Miriam Chukwuma, Oby Arinze Nnonye Tabansi, Chiebonam Emeka and Uju Ubboe reiterated their readiness in championing the course of changing the narratives of Catholic Women’s Organization through vibrant and innovative ideas.
Correspondent Odinaka Nwolisa reports that the meeting featured the conferment of Queen of Catholic Women’s Organization on Mrs. Ebele Onuora.