Gov Obiano Awards Scholarship To Former Child Bride, Miss Chinwendu

By Vincent O Ezechukwu

The Executive Governor of Anambra State, His Excellency, Chief Willie Obiano, has announced a scholarship grant for former Child bride, Miss Chinwendu, whose story went viral on social media, when the 17 year old from Ihiala, was forced into marriage with a middle age man from Ozubulu, Ekwusigo,LGA Anambra State.

This cheering news was made known today, 18th December, 2019, by Anambra State Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Lady Ndidi Mezue, who took the pains, on hearing about the illegal marriage sometimes in February 2019, rescued the young girl, trained and empowered her in tailoring through ITF and assisted her back to school within the space of eight months.

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Following this pronouncement, Miss Chinwendu, will henceforth be educated and catered for, through the scholarship grant provided by the working governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano.

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