Anambra Women Affairs Commissioner Seeks Justice For Widow Evicted From Husbands Propty
The plight of the widow Mrs Chinenye Okonkwo from Oraifite in Ekwusigo Local Government Area who was forcefully evicted from her husband’s property, Mrs Chinenye Okonkwo, whose brother in law stripped of her late husband’s legacy, has attracted the interest of the commissioner for Women Affairs, Anambra State, Mrs Ify Obinabo.
Speaking to journalists on Thursday who were present when she made it to Oraifite on a fact-finding-visit, the Women Affairs Commissioner promised that the Anambra state government will see to it that the widow gets justice.
She emphasised that the state’s Violence Against Persons Act protects Mrs Chinenye Okonkwo and others in similar circumstances. The commissioner was met by the president of Oraifite widows association, Mrs Ogechukwu izuka, and other widows.