NAOWA President Commissions 2 Block Of Classroom In Maiduguri

The National President of the Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA), Mrs. Salamatu Yahaya has commissioned a primary school and secretariat complexes at the 7 Division, Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri, in Borno state.

The completion of projects, was to provide working and teaching environments to women and teachers at the military cantonment.

She applauded the Government and gallant efforts put in by military troops, 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.

She called on officers’ and soldiers’ wives and their husbands to invest in education of their children by providing them with qualitative and functional education.

Besides the commissioning of projects, Salamatu in collaboration with the Chairperson NAOWA 7 Division, Mrs. Safiya Shaibu also engaged and presented 20 women who were trained and empowered in skills acquisitions and trades with each of them given a Certificate, starter packs and a token.

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.

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