Gen. Amanda Azubuike (file photo)
.Describes them as trailblazers
By Nkem Njoku
The All Progressives Congress (APC) senatorial candidate for Abia South senatorial district, Hon Dame Blessing Nwagba, has lauded the great strides of Brig General Amanda Azubuike, who was promoted to the rank of Brig General in the US Army, recently.
Also, she praised the doggedness of Ada Eme for winning the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria pageantry; the resilience, hardwork, and confidence of Onyinyechi Mark for her record-breaking four gold medals in Egypt; and Kalu Esther Ugochi for winning the De9ja talent hunt.
In a statement she personally signed and made available to Nigerianewsflight , the former two-time member of Abia State House of Assembly said that female children were assets of inesteemable value to both their families and the society at large.
She described them as worthy Igbo daughters and urged other girls to emulate their winning spirit.
While paying special tributes to Amanda Azubuike and Onyinyechi Mark for unusual gallantry, she described Ada Eme and Esther Ugochi Kalu as beauty queens, urging them to use their periods of reign to preach and promote morals and good conduct among girls.
She noted that the rare feats recorded by the Igbo daughters was an eloquent testimony to the spirit of excellence, which God has endowed in female children.
She reinterated her commitment to ensuring the welfare of women and the girl-child.
Hon Nwagba noted with sense of pride the great strides and successes women were recording in governance, and administration, expressing optimism that with more women at the helm of affairs, Nigeria, especially Abia South senatorial district, would be salvaged.