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POWA begins empowerment scheme for police officers wives

Empowerment equipment distributed to wives of police officers in Nasarawa State

Police Officers Wives Association, POWA has flagged off an empowerment Scheme for wives of police officers across the country.

At the distribution of the items in Lafia the Nasarawa State capital, the National President of POWA, Hajiya Hajara Alkali Baba called on spouses of security agencies to intensify prayers for their husbands to find a lasting solution to the lingering security challenges facing the country.

The distribution of the empowerment items was part of activities carried out by the National President, Police Officers Wives Association, POWA Hajiya Hajara Alkali Baba during a two-day working visit to Nasarawa State.

The POWA President stated that the programme was borne out of the desire to empower police officers at the home front through their wives.

She urged the police officers’ wives to continue to entrench peace in their homes to inspire their husbands to focus their attention on their duties.

Commissioner of Police Nasarawa State, Mr Adeyemi Soyemi used the opportunity to commend the Inspector General of Police Mr Usman Alkali Baba for bringing new innovations towards addressing the security challenges of the country.

Mr. Soyemi explained that the empowerment Programne would motivate officers and men of the command to redouble their efforts towards discharging their duties.

Some of the beneficiaries Mrs Grace Oga and Mrs Adah Ogah said the items would raise their economic standard.

Sewing and grinding machines, as well as food items, were distributed to over 80 wives of police officers including widows.

National President of POWA Hajiya Hajara Alkali Baba during the two visits to Nasarawa State also led her members to a fitness road walk within Lafia metropolis and sanitation exercise.

Reporting by Chris Nyamtu, editing by Daniel Adejo.