The governor's wife said divorce was so rampant that something urgent ought to be done to arrest the trend.
Wife of the Governor of Akwa Ibom State and founder of the Family Empowerment and Youth Re-Orientation Path-Initiative, Mrs Martha Emmanuel, has decried the high rate of divorce among couples in the state.
She said divorce was so rampant that something urgent ought to be done to arrest the trend.
Mrs Emmanuel stated this at University of Uyo TETFUND Auditorium, during the inauguration of the Amathy Peace Pheromones Foundation and Payforphan Foundation, initiated by the President of the University of Uyo Women Association, Mrs Rosalyn Essien.
The governor’s wife urged Essien, to use her professional knowledge in peace and conflict management to advise and broker peace among estranged couples in the state.
She said “As a professional in peace and conflict management you have the capacity to counsel, advise and broker peace in broken homes.”