NAFOWA Donates Food Items To Widows of Air Officers

By ABDULLAHI RABIU, Kano

NAFOWA Donates Food Items To Widows of Air Officers

In a practical move to provide succor to the families of those who lost their lives in active in service, the Nigerian Air Force Officers Wives Association (NAFOWA) has donated food items to the widows of Nigeria Air force Personnel with a view to minimise the effect of poverty they are facing with the demise of their bread winners..

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Making the disclosure at the occasion on Saturday at the Nigeran Air Force (NAF) base, Kano, the President of NAFOWA, Mrs Elizabeth Amao, stated that the humanitarian outreach was part of the activities lined up to celebrate the 58 years anniversary of the service in the Country.

Amao explained that their vision was to carry out programmes and initiatives aimed to better the lives of the less privileged in the society beginning from the NAF bases, host communities and beyond across the country and to associate with the families left behind by the fallen heroes.

She said that their aim was to locate where there are need for food and other social amenities and step in, especially in the areas of widows, women and youths empowerment. We are committed not to allow your plights to go unnoticed.

“We are determined to provide succour to you as best as we can. Though we celebrate you regularly, today is a special day. At the end of the day, we would have drawn the Public attention to your challenges,” she said.

The President assured the widows of the fallen heroes that NAFOWA and the Armed Forces, in general, would continue to do the best in seeing that families of the fallen military were not neglected.

Elizabeth said that food Items donated to more than Hundred widows include, bags of rice, beans, Semovita, vegetable oils, cartons spaghetti , noodles, sugar among other food items.

Some of the beneficiaries who spoke to our reporter commended the president of NAFOWA for the gesture.

They also thanked NAF and NAFOWA for coming to their aid in their trying times while also praying for the success of the armed forces in their fight against insecurity in the Country.