2022 Int’l Women Day: Women for Christ, Women for Devt – Barr ‘Jumoke Adewole charges women to put Christ first

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2022 Int’l Women Day: Women for Christ, Women for Devt – Barr ‘Jumoke Adewole charges women to put Christ first

Cherubim and Seraphim Movement Church, Surulere District, Abeokuta Branch, Chapel of Faith, Oke-Ilewo, Abeokuta today 6th March, 2022 marked the 2022 International Women’s Day.

As part of the activity to mark the 2022 United Nations International Women’s day, the celebration was aimed at focusing global attention on the role of women in development, their opportunities and challenges.

According to a release signed by Senior Apostolic Mother Pro TO Akinyenju (Chairman of the occasion) and Sp. Ap. Pro Tola Adenekan JP (Host minister), the C&S Movement Church, Surulere District, Abeokuta Branch, brought about 100 Christian women drawn from various denominations of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church.

Among the C&S churches were Movement, Sacred, Eternal, Beloved of Christ, Christ Church, Jimbuaka C&S, other Christan denominations and members of the civil society organization to commemorate the day with a symposium.

The symposium with the theme “Women – the Church, the  Community and the Nation”, has the Director, Commercial Services, Ministry of Justice S/M/I/I (Barr.) Adejumoke Adewole as guest speaker with the chairperson women’s wing, Unification of C&S Churches, Egbaland Snr. Ap. Mother. Pro. T. O  Akinyeju as the Chairman.

The event which was held at the Main Auditorium NUJ Press Center, Iwe Iroyin, Oke-Ilewo, Abeokuta also benefitted the presence of a former Permanent Secretary in the Ogun State Civil Service, Mrs Mojisola Dosunmu and the Chairperson Women’s wing of the Organization of Africa Instituted Churches (OAIC) in Abeokuta South division, Snr M. I. I. A. O Oniyitan.

At the end of the event, the participants adopted the following resolution:

– Equal rights and roles should be given to male and female in all activities as we are equal before God as written in Gal.3:26-29.

– Celebration of women should not be limited to a one day affair but women should be celebrated all year round recognising their role as mother, wife, helpmate, administrator and manager.A

– A woman must be able to help herself and take care of herself through adequate rest, recreational and leisure activities.

– A healthy empowered woman will be a good partner for a responsible man & together they will build a healthy family, a vibrant community and a productive nation.

To achieve their full potential in social, economic and political development, women should put Christ at the center of their life through the maxim “women for Christ, women for Development”.