Hon. Mrs Edna Obioma Okorie has been honoured with a merit award as the “FRIEND OF THE ICAN DISTRICT AWARD ” by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria Umuahia and District Society.
Speaking with Newsmen shortly after receiving the award ,Hon. Edna Obioma expressed happiness over the award given to her by ICAN.
According to her, ” I feel so excited,I am happy and grateful.
” It is something that I did not know that will come on my way and all of a sudden the thing appears before me .
” I feel so much happy and I am very grateful to God “
Commenting on what the award will motivate her do, she described the award as a challenge by the ICAN body .
In her words, ” In no distance time ,I am going to join them,that is a promise ! ,that is a challenge !
“By giving me this award,I know they are just calling me to come and be a Fellow and of course I am going to do that” she said.
Speaking on the reason for the award, the astute business woman and politician said it is act of goodness.
The Founder of Obioma Foundation challenged women to wake up and pursue their dreams,to enable them impact on lives as well as support their families.