DEPOWA Commences Empowerment Of Widows, Seeks Army’s Support



By Sumaila Ogbaje

The President, Defence and Police Officers’ Wives Association (DEPOWA), Mrs Oghogho Musa, says the association will commence training of widows drawn from the military and police by the end of September.

The president made this known when she led the leadership of all the officers’ wives associations from the services and police on courtesy visit to the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, on Thursday in Abuja.

The DEPOWA boss said the move was one of integral objectives of the organisation.

According to her, the association has over the years, touched so many lives positively through skill acquisition and empowerment programmes

She said the association had helped in providing schooling facilities, charity and economic growth opportunities to the less privilege amongst others.

”Having carried out a needs assessment, we intend to do more for the youth in the barracks through skill acquisition programs, more knowledge in Information Technology…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria