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Published On: Thu, Aug 8th, 2019

POWA donates food items to 367 police officers widows

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From Femi Oyelola Kaduna

367 police officers widows whose husband died in active services yesterday received food items from Police Officers Wives Association, (POWA) Kaduna Chapter.
The Chairlady Kaduna Police Officers Wives Association, Dr Habiba Janga said during the presentation that, the Association will enroll some of the widows in skill acquisition, to learn different skill which will help them sustain themselves.
She added that they can even go back to their villages and farm because they are ready to help them in every endeavor
According to Mrs. Janga, the purpose of the program is to help the women whose husbands have died while in Service.
She noted that the contribution came from within the police, she called on the wealthy to always support the less privileged while stressing that some people commit suicide out of hunger, adding that the reaching out to people no matter how small, it is means a lot.
Dr. Habiba appealed to the Kaduna State government to also help in enpowering these widows who are in large number.
In his remark, the Commissioner of Police Kaduna Command Ali Janga said this is not the first time they are doing this kind of program to mobilise widows of the police and support them.
Janga assured the widows that the support will continue quarterly.
“The next time we do it, we will involve the government, other NGOs and other stakeholders to support these widows.
The items donated include, Bags of Rice, Cartons of indomie noodles, detergents, soaps, wrappers and Maggi seasoning.

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