By Atevure Princess,
Hon. Evelyn Oboro, Delta Central Senatorial hopeful on Sunday described Urhobo women as heroines who have contributed to improving family values.
In a statement signed by Chief Sunday Apah, her campaign Director Of Publicity, the PDP senatorial aspirant, at a special service to mark the Mothers’ Day paid glory tribute to the strength and resourcefulness of Urhobo women.
She also called for the removal of impediments, which poses as challenge to the progress and development of women and the girl-child in Urhobo nation.
“I felicitate with women in Urhobo and Nigeria at large and I praise Urhobo women who have stood for the rebirth and transformation of a new Urhobo,” the statement quoted her as saying.
Oboro, the first Urhobo female parliamentarian in the statement, urged Urhobo women to continue to use their positions as peace-makers and bridge-builders to work for peaceful co-existence in Delta Central and Delta State at large.
She said, “women are home-builders and peace-makers. A mother does not discriminate. She shares and she endures. A mother forgives, she loves naturally and unconditionally. Real mothers unite the nation and render selfless service to humanity.”
Oboro in the statement, quoted from the Holy Bible’s book of Proverbs, chapter 22 verse 6 and appealed to mothers to “use their influence to bring up their children in the fear of the Lord”.
Oboro, who is also the current member representing Okpe, Sapele, Uvwie Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives urged Urhobo women to take advantage of the formative years of their children to teach them the difference between right and wrong,
The vibrant lawmaker called on Urhobo people to serve the best interest of mothers everywhere by honouring and respecting them for a better society.