THE PRESIDENT NIGERIAN ARMY OFFICERS WIVES ASSOCIATION (NAOWA) COMMISSIONS NAOWA SKILLS ACQUISITION CENTRE EKEHUAN CANTONMENT, BENIN CITY
The President NAOWA, Mrs Salamatu F Yahaya has commissioned the Upgraded NAOWA Skills Acquisition Centre during a 2 Day Visit to 4 Brigade, Nigerian Army Cantonment Ekenhuan, Benin City.
On Arrival, the Chairperson NAOWA 2 Division Chapter Mrs Joy Chibuisi and the Zonal Coordinator NAOWA Brigade Chapter Mrs Sa’adatu Abdullahi received the President and her entourage.
The NAOWA President commenced her visit by paying courtesy calls to the Brigade Commander, Brig Gen SA Abdullahi, the Executive Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki and the Oba of Benin, His Royal Majesty, Omo Noba Nedo, Uku Akpolokpolo Ewaure the II.
While at the Ekehuan Cantonment, Mrs Yahaya commissioned the Upgraded NAOWA Skills Acquisition Centre, (comprising a 250 seater Multi Purpose Hall, Catering Centre, Tailoring, ICT & Photography Centres)
The NAOWA President, commended the NAOWA Zonal Coordinator for the impressive and laudable project. Mrs Yahaya made a commitment to purchase 50 units of admission forms for youths and women willing to take part in trainings to be provided at the centre. She also pledged to sponsor the registration and course fee for 10 persons willing to train in ICT, 10 persons in Tailoring and Textile Management and 10 others in Catering and Food Management.
While at the Ekehuan Cantonment, she visited the NAOWA Nursery and Primary School where she unveiled the newly furnished NAOWA DAYCARE CENTRE. She commended staff of the school and presented some welfare package (food and toiletries) as show of appreciation for their efforts.
She had an interactive session with the NASWA members and issued out food items and cash token to 50 widows of our fallen heroes.
The president concluded her visit at the Military Hospital Benin where she donated medical equipment comprising , infant incubator, blood bank, hematocrit centrifuge, laboratory incubator and 40 units of bed sheets.
Highlights of the visit includes the welcome dinner which was graced by the wife of the Executive Governor of Edo State, Mrs Betsy Obaseki, presentation of souvenirs and group photographs