Wives of Southern State Governors converged in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Tuesday October 11 to Thursday October 13, 2016 in a forum designed to help them exchange ideas on how best to use their esteemed offices to better the lives of ordinary Nigerians. The Wife of the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mrs. Martha Emmanuel played host to the forum.

While in Akwa Ibom, the First Ladies Held an interactive session with girls drawn from various secondary schools across the State, paid a courtesy call on the Governor, His Excellency Deac. Udom Emmanuel  and also had a

closed door session where they deliberated on issues bordering on the girl child in Nigeria and the prevalence of drugs and substance abuse in Nigeria ath the end of which they issued a communique.

At the close of business they were feted at a gala/dinner night where they were entertained with the rich cultural heritage of Akwa Ibom State, through songs, dances and rich cultural cuisines etc.