President of the Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association, NAOWA, Mrs Salamatu F Yahaya has Pleaded with the bereaved families of Army officers to accept the Death of their spouses as the will of God.
The NAOWA President who is the Wife of the Chief of Army Staff made the plea, Tuesday, shortly after she performed a inauguration of the NAOWA Crech, Nursery and Primary School at One Brigade Garrison, Gusau, Zamfara state.
Mrs Yahaya who distributed Food Items, Clothing Materials and Cash to the Widows said, the gesture was to support the bereaved families calling on them to be strong and accept the departure of their husbands in good faith.
Speaking amidst tears, the Chairperson, Nigerian Army Widows Association, Hajara Muhammad who couldn’t finish her remarks expressed gratitude to the President and NAOWA for remembering them with the gesture and prayed for the repose of their husbands.
Earlier, Mrs Yahaya had inaugurated the Creche, Nursery and Primary School built by the former Chairperson of NAOWA 8 Division Chapter, Mrs. Fatima Aminu Bande during which she Said the project would help in training children of the Army for the period of their stay in the Barracks.
The wife of the COAS noted that, the School was open to Neighbouring communities to enroll their wards for their academic pursuit.
In an overview of the Project, Captain Nataya Yakubu, who supervised the project said it began on the 20th November, 2020 and was completed within 3 months under the auspices of the former 8 Div NAOWA Chairperson, Mrs Fatima Aminu Bande, saying the Present President of the Association Mrs Salamatu Yahaya Provided Furniture and equipments as well as teaching materials for the take off of the School.