The Jigawa State chapter of the Police Officers Wives Association, ( POWA) has announced plans for skill acquisition and ICT centres to assist Police widows get access to skilful employment and earn a living, according to the Chairperson, Hajia Maryam Usman Gomna..
Speaking while distributing Covid-19 Palletiaves donated by the Jigawa state government to its member’s at the Jigawa Police Officers Mess at the Command premises, she said that the move has become imperative to assist the widows to stand on their feet.
“Our conviction towards floating skill acquisition, and ICT centres was informed on our desire to equip and assist our widows whose husbands died while on active service, leaving them with huge burden of families with nothing doing to sustain a living”
She solicits the support of the state government, among other patriotic philanthropists in achieving the desired objectives, saying: “We appreciate what all and sundry will offer us in meeting our target goals.”
Hajia Maryam who is also the wife of the Commissioner of Police in the state commended Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar for the gesture and enjoined the beneficiaries to make good use of the palletiave items given to them.
The palliatives comprised one hundred cartons of 5-5 kilograms of rice, sugar, one-one cartons of Superghetti, among others was distributed to hundred’s of selected widow’s who are drawned from the 27 local government councils of the state Police Command.
Speaking un-behalf of the beneficiaries, Hajia Aisha Dutse thanked POWA Chairperson and the state government for the gesture, and assured of making good use of the donated food stuffs, as it will help them feed their families comfortably.