Mrs Fato Attahiru receiving a souvenir from Lt Col JK Adisaan Commanding Officer 176 Guards Battalion
The National President NAOWA Mrs Fati Attahiru has said that the welfare of widows in the Barracks will be one of her topmost priorities.
Mrs Attahiru stated in Abuja during a charity outreach she organised for widows of fallen but not forgotten heroes of the Army at 176 Guards Battalion General AO Azazi Barracks Gwagwalada.
She said that the outreach was in further fulfillment of her mission which is “to improve the quality of life of women and youth in the Barracks through the provision of sustainable livelihood opportunities, cleaner and greener communities with superior health care systems that cater for both physical and mental well-being.
The National President presented food items, token and other relief materials to the widows who came from different Army Cantonments and Barracks within the Federal Capital Territory.
The event also featured presentation of gifts, dances from different cultural troupes, cutting of cake and group photographs.
Present at the outreach were; Wives Principal Staff Officers, the Executive Chairman Gwagwalada Area Council, Adamu Danze, Commanding Officer 176 Guards Battalion Lt Col JK Adisa, NAOWA members, NAOWA members, Staff Officers of the Battalion and Nigerian Army Soldiers Wives Association (NASWA) members amongst others.
Similarly, the National President organised Easter party for children in the Barracks.
Mrs Attahiru said that children fall within the category of people who when not well taken care of at the early stage of their growth, can become problem to the society, adding that it’s is important to raise children with good morals which will pave way for their better future.
She urged parents to always be wary of the kind of friends their children keep.
The event also featured the cutting of cake, presentations from children and group photographs.