NAOWA President Commends Troops For Degrading Terrorists in North East
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
The National President of the Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA), Mrs. Salamatu Yahaya has commended the Federal Government and gallant efforts of the military other security agencies as well as stakeholders that led to the degrading of remnants of terrorists, which according to her, has brought about gradual peace currently witnessed in the North East.
Mrs Faruk Yahaya. Made the commendation while commissioning projects at the headquarters of the 7 Division, Maimalari cantonment, Maiduguri on Friday also commissioned a primary school and complexes of the 7 Division NAOWA secretariat.
The commissioning of projects was to provide working and teaching environments to women and teachers at the military cantonment, as the members of NAOWA.
“The actualization of these projects is a testimony of the importance that NAOWA ensures high quality of education by providing a conducive and befitting teaching and learning environments,” she said.
She also commended the past and present Chairpersons of NAOWA, 7 Division, Nigerian Army for completing the two projects for inauguration.
She, therefore, called on officers’ and soldiers’ wives and their husbands to invest in education of their children by providing them with qualitative and functional education.
The education investments, according to her, be sustained and consolidated to serve humanity and the less privileged in society.
Mrs. Safiya Shaibu also engaged and presented starter packs and a token to
20 women who were trained and empowered in skills acquisitions and trades.
The training of women was funded by the Theatre Commander, Operation Hadin Kai (OPHK), Maj-Gen. Christopher Musa with the distribution of starter-packs for baking, pastry, make-ups and veil-making.
The engagement and empowerment of the targeted women, are to restore their livelihoods in the barracks.
In his remarks, the Force Commander, Multi National Joint Tasks Force (MNJTF), Major General Abdul Ibrahim announced the sponsorship of additional 20 women to undergo such empowerment training programme, after which, they would be given starter packs.
In her welcome address, Mrs. Shaibu thanked the NAOWA President for initiating numerous people oriented projects in the 7 Division, adding that the newly commissioned Secretariat Complex and the classroom blocks with interior furnishing, fenced with Gate and landscaping will give teachers, pupils and guardians conducive atmosphere for learning and other official engagements.