Wives Of Nigerian Police Officers Elect New Leaders

Kaduna (Nigeria) – Police Officers Wives Association (POWA) has held a two day (Wednesday &Thursday) convention and election into offices following the expiration of two years tenure of the outgoing executives.

The Association is headed by wife of the Inspector General of Police Mrs. Agharase Arase.

The event took place on Wednesday and Thursday at POWA National Secretariat, Hera Okiro House, Asokoro FCT Abuja.

The annual convention also featured discussions on security awareness during which members were admonished on the need to be conscious of their environment considering the prevailing security situation in the country.

The elected POWA officials are Mrs. Esther Orobosa Etim, National secretary. Mrs. Zainab Hamisu, National Assistant Secretary. Mrs. Bukola Towuru, Publicity Secretary. Mrs. Bahago Ahmed Hauwa, Treasurer and Mrs. Veronica Ogochi, Financial Secretary.

Mrs. Arase posited that her administration will work with the new executives to ensure that welfare of officer’s wives is improved on, and to develop children within the Police community through counseling, skill acquisition and economic empowerment.

The convention had over 300 POWA members in attendance.

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