Women overtime have played the role of positive transformers of their community and unifying family agents through their individual or collective efforts.
Federal University Otuoke is proud of Barr. (Mrs.) Lilian Okeke a staff in the Legal Unit of the Institution for her efforts in making an enviable impact among women in her community.
Barr. (Mrs.) Okeke is currently president general of the Amuzi Communities Development Association, Wing (ACDAWW) a position she has held since 2011.
The Women Leader has distinguished herself in the act of leadership and has championed numerous developmental and humanitarian projects which include, re-packaging of the annual August Meeting, provision of Skills Acquisition and Library Centre, presentation of awards and prizes, visitation and presentation of funds to the less privileged in their communities.
She has received numerous awards and accolades within and outside her community for her exploits and has made an indelible mark in the history of Amuzi Community Development Association, Womens Wing.
Barr. Mrs. Lilian Okeke has exemplified herself especially at this year’s August Meeting tagged “Unforgettable August Meeting 2015” with the theme “Amuzi Women: Solid Builders of Family and Communities”
Since assumption of duty in 2012, the present administration under her leadership has re-packaged and revitalized the August Meeting annually to be unique in title, theme, content, mode and general composition.
As contained in her speech at the 2015 summit, Barr. Mrs. Lilian Okeke noted that the 2015 outing was unique as they raised the bar through the reflection of family issues in theme, title, sponsorship, all inclusive participation of churches, age grades and social groups.
While paying tribute to past administrations of the women group for their impute and contributions, she re-iterated that, Igbo women who are notable home builders under her leadership will strive to preserve the legacies of the August Meeting, a legendary social group, unique in formation, ideology and composition that continually deliberates on issues affecting women, church, family and community, characterized by financial contributions, donations and resolutions.
The president general stated that although there are varying activities among different towns at the august meeting, the annual event has continued to metamorphose, breaking barriers to achieve a more coordinated impact.
The Amuzi women august meeting 2015, Home and Abroad, featured: 4th phase launching of the Skills Acquisition and Library Centre, presentation of awards and prizes, dance, march past and speeches.
The event has tended to unify women folk, providing a session for appraisals, stock taking through series of systematic interactions that have galvanized them into being active participants in the Aba, Benin, Lagos, Onitsha, Orlu, Owerri, Port-Harcourt and diaspora.
Barr. Mrs. Lilian Okeke, through her leadership in the August Meeting has proven to be an all rounder in beauty, and brains. Indeed she is a pillar of community development.