Akwa Ibom First Lady, Patience Eno Partners Medical Women’s Association in Fight Against Cervical and Breast Cancer


The Wife of Akwa Ibom State Governor, Pastor Patience Umo Eno, has indicated interest in partnering with the Medical Women’s Association of Nigeria in the fight against breast cancer.

Patience Eno stated this on Thursday during the January edition of the Akwa Ibom State Women’s Monthly Prayer Meeting at the Government House Banquet Hall, Uyo.

The Akwa Ibom First Lady who responded to a brief talk on Breast and cervical cancer by the State President of the Medical Women’s Association, Dr. Uduak Usanga, admonished the women to pay close attention to their breasts and report anything unusual for proper checkups and treatment where necessary.

The female doctors also announced plans to hold the biggest cancer walkathon in Uyo, on Saturday, 3rd February 2024, by 6 am, from Greenfield Park along Brooks Street to the University of Uyo Town Campus Field, Ikpa Road, Uyo to sensitize residents and help close the cancer care gap, in observance of the World Cancer Day 2024.

In an exhortation on the theme: “Glory Without Bounds”, drawn from Habakkuk 2:14, Pastor Idongesit Essienobong charged the women to come to total reconciliation with God by confessing their sins, revealing that the nature of God is love and his saving grace is sufficient for all.

The service which had in attendance a cross-section of women from all the Local Government Areas of the State, featured prayer for peace in Akwa Ibom State, special numbers, testimonies, hymns, praise and worship as well as renditions by the deliverance chorale.

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