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The wife of the Delta State Governor and Founder You Matter Charity Foundation Deaconess Mrs Tobore Oborevwori (Middle) in a photograph with some female youths of Evwreni Community shortly after presenting sanitary pads to them during the Menstrual Hygiene Sensitization in the Community on Thursday, August 10, 2023 (Pix: Norbert Amede)
The wife of the Delta State Governor and Founder You Matter Charity Foundation Deaconess Mrs Tobore Oborevwori (Middle) in a photograph with some female youths of Evwreni Community shortly after presenting sanitary pads to them during the Menstrual Hygiene Sensitization in the Community on Thursday, August 10, 2023 (Pix: Norbert Amede)

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Deaconess Oborevwori Takes Menstrual Hygiene Awareness to Evwreni


Wife of Delta Governor and founder of the You Matter Charity Foundation, Deaconess Tobore Oborevwori has tasked young girls in the state on the need to maintain good hygiene during their menstrual period.

Deaconess Oborevwori stated this on Thursday, August 10, 2023, in Evwreni community, Ughelli North Local Government Area during a health sensitization campaign for teenage girls and women of menstruating age.

The governor’s wife who hails from Evwreni, said that as part of her You Matter Charity Foundation’s programmes, which cut across accessible healthcare, women empowerment and community impact outreaches, she decided to flag-off this sensitization in her home town.

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She urged young girls to always prepare ahead of the next month’s menstruation by properly documenting their monthly cycles to avoid public embarrassment and warned against indiscriminate dumping of sanitary pads and the use of non-hygienic products.

Wife of the Delta State Governor and Founder You Matter Charity Foundation Deaconess Mrs Tobore Oborevwori addressing young girls of Evwreni community on the importance of menstrual hygiene on Thursday, August 10, 2023 (Pix: Norbert Amede)

Wife of the Delta State Governor and Founder You Matter Charity Foundation Deaconess Mrs Tobore Oborevwori addressing young girls of Evwreni community on the importance of menstrual hygiene on Thursday, August 10, 2023 (Pix: Norbert Amede)

Deaconess Oborevwori presented packs of menstrual hygiene products which contained sanitary pads, antiperspirants and bathing soaps to the girls and women.

Speaking on care for female genital parts during menstruation, Mrs Orezi Eyaru urged young girls while on their monthly flow, to take enough water to avoid dehydration, avoid sugary contents and observe proper cleaning.

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The health campaign also witnessed a demonstration on the proper gearing of sanitary pads and its disposal by Dr. Elohor Oborevwori who also advised the girls to always wash their hands before and after every change of pads.

Wife of the Delta State Governor and Founder You Matter Charity Foundation Deaconess Mrs Tobore Oborevwori (Left) and the traditional ruler of Evwreni kingdom, HRM Oghenekevwe Kumane and his wife, Queen Ohwoavworiete during her visit to Evwreni community to sensitize female youth on the importance of menstrual hygiene on Thursday, August 10, 2023 (Pix: Norbert Amede)

Wife of the Delta State Governor and Founder You Matter Charity Foundation Deaconess Mrs Tobore Oborevwori (Left) and the traditional ruler of Evwreni kingdom, HRM Oghenekevwe Kumane and his wife, Queen Ohwoavworiete during her visit to Evwreni community to sensitize female youth on the importance of menstrual hygiene on Thursday, August 10, 2023 (Pix: Norbert Amede)

Earlier, the governor’s wife was at the Palace of the Ovie of Evwreni Kingdom, HRM Oghenekvwe Kumane to pay homage to the monarch.

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At the palace, Deaconess Oborevwori said that she had come home to appreciate her people for the overwhelming support they gave her husband, Rt. Hon. Sheriff Oborevwori during the gubernatorial polls and prayed for their support for his MORE Agenda.

She further intimated the King of the various programmes contained in her pet project, the You Matter Charity Foundation which she said is to compliment her husband’s agenda in reaching out to the grassroots for the benefit of all Deltans.

Excited at the homecoming of their daughter, HRM Kumane showered prayers and blessings on Deaconess Tobore Oborevwori. He prayed for the success of her foundation and assured of the community’s support for the administration of Governor Oborevwori.

Highpoint of the visit was the presentation of gift items to the traditional rulers, members of the royal cabinet and dignitaries at the palace.


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