Abia Govt Endorses 2023 Face Of Afrique Styles Pageant, Gives Out Support Materials | READ MORE
In a demonstration of the commitment of Abia state government to the well being of the girl child, the wife of the Executive Governor, Her Excellency, Lady Priscilla Otti, has donated sanitary items in support of the Girl’s pet project of Afrique styles.
Mrs Otti donated the items through the office of the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Vulnerable Groups and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs Ifeoma Thomas while receiving the Face of Afrique Styles team led by the CEO of Afrique Styles & Concepts Amb. Umah-Kalu Jessey.
The team were on a courtesy visit ahead of the December 10, 2023 edition off the Face of Afrique Styles and Afrique Personality Awards holding at Mary’s Garden, Confidence Hotel Umuahia in Abia State by 5pm.
Mrs Thompson, a strong advocate for women’s empowerment, emphasized the importance of capacity building for women, stating that “when you build a woman, you have built a nation.”
She restated the state government’s commitment towards ensuring that Abia youths receive all the needed support to grow.
Thomas is expected to share her expertise on capacity building and community development, offering valuable guidance to women seeking to make a positive impact in their communities at the event.
Responding, to the gesture, Amb. Umah-Kalu Jessey, appreciated Abia’s First Lady for her unwavering support and her belief in the power of women to drive positive changes in the society.
“The Contestants in the Face of Afrique Styles program have already taken significant steps towards their empowerment. They have acquired certificates in Google Digital Marketing Course and Project Management Certificate Course. These certifications will provide them with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in the digital age.
In addition to these certifications, the girls will also participate in a variety of self-development and capacity-building programs during the Reality Camp and after the event. These programs will include computer training at BEMS GROUP, business development at HIREME AFRICA, Human Capacity Development by IG-HUB and a couple of entrepreneurship certificate programs.
Through these programs, the girls will gain the skills and confidence they need to become successful entrepreneurs. They will learn how to develop business ideas, create marketing plans, and manage their finances. They will also have the opportunity to network with other entrepreneurs and potential investors.
The Face of Afrique Styles program is more than just a beauty pageant. It is an investment in the future of young women in Abia State. By providing them with the skills and resources they need, we are helping them to break the cycle of poverty and create a brighter future for themselves and their communities.
We encourage everyone to attend the Face of Afrique Styles event on Sunday 10th December 2023 at Mary’s Garden Confidence Hotel Umuahia Abia State and join us in celebrating the incredible achievements of women. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of women and communities around the world” Jessey stated.