BY OMIKO AWA
THE Thriving Business Women Fellowship (TBWF), an interdenominational business fellowship platform that empowers women for wealth creation alongside prayer, organised its yearly U and I Event on February 27 with the theme “Just the two of us.”
The event, specially meant for married people and singles already in courtship, started in 2008 under the umbrella of Daystar Christian Centre, until March 2009, when it became the business arm of Victorious Praying Women Ministry (VPWN).
The gathering spiced with games and Bible principles on marriage amidst serenading background music that could rejuvenate marriages is aimed to bond, appreciate and celebrate spouses in cozy, and relaxed atmosphere.
According to the Co-ordinator, Mrs. Mayokun Oreofe, “the feast is to tell our husbands that no matter the height of our success, in business and in life, we still remain loving and submissive wives to them.”
This year’s gathering, being the third in the series, marked the group’s second anniversary.
To celebrate this, prizes were given to hubbies of members, for encouraging their wives whose immense contributions have led to the increase of members and better service.
The fellowship, which is divided into sub-groups for effectiveness and efficiency gave out prizes to some group members, which include Mr. and Mrs. Salawu of Abigael group; Mr. and Mrs. Esada Igwe (Deborah); Mr. and Mrs. Niyi Alake (Esther); Mr. and Mrs. Sammy Ekpeyon (Hannah); Mr. and Mrs. Akinwande (Elizabeth); and Mr. and Mrs. Adebisi. Others are Mr. and Mrs. Oni (Dorcas); Mr. and Mrs. Olunuga (Naomi); Mr. and Mrs. Adetola Mafe; Mr. and Mrs. Olaniyu (Praise team); and Mr. and Mrs. Kuti; while leadership award went to Mr. and Rev. Ogunleye.
Holy Mallam anchored the programme while Perception band thrilled guest with titillating tunes.