A’IBOM FIRST LADY ASSURES OF HER SUPPORT TO THE GOVERNOR’S ARISE AGENDA …As she meets, interacts with staff of her office

By The Evangelist News Edition, June 14, 2023.

Wife of the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Her Excellency, Pastor (Mrs.) Patience Umo Eno, has assurred of her readiness to support and compliment her husband’s ARISE Agenda in order to further promote the wellbeing of all families in the state.


Pastor Eno, stated this on Wednesday, June 14, 2023, while interacting with a cross section of her staff on her first day in office.

The First Lady who was accompanied to her office by family members, pastors and aides, thanked God for His grace which saw them through out the electioneering campaigns leading to the inauguration a forthnight ago.


“Today, two weeks after my husband’s inauguration as Governor, I’m stepping into this office to support my husband’s aspirations and vision for a brighter future for the women and children of Akwa Ibom State as captured in the ARISE Agenda, as well as thread the path that every dutiful wife of the Governor before me, has walked, in ensuring the continuous wellbeing of families in the state,” she said.

The First Lady charged the staff to be honest, diligent, dedicated and above all imbibe the attitude of hard work in the discharge of their duties.

While thanking the staff for their overwhelming support and prayers, she urged them not to hesitate in bringing to her notice issues that would make their assigned tasks more impactful and easy.

In her words: “Please feel free to bring to my notice any issue that will make your jobs impactful, even as I charge you to be honest, diligent and dedicated to your duties in assigned responsibilities, as well as His Excellency, My husband’s ARISE Agenda.”

In a vote of thanks, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Women Affairs, Mrs, Margaret Edem, who was on hand to recieve the governor’s wife, noted that it was the first time both the governor and wife were pastors in the state, saying that the development indicates double blessings for the state.

She said she was confident that Pst. Patience Eno would touch lives of women, children and youths in the state during her reign. Mrs Edem also thanked the wife of the former Governor Udom Emmanuel, Dr. (Mrs.) Martha Udom Emmanuel, for laying a good foundation and for the role she played in taking women in the state to God.

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