Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) President Mrs Salamatu F Yahaya has hosted the Chindit Old Students Association (COSA), led by its National President, Engineer Mohammed bello Mohammed and other members at the NAOWA Secretariat during a courtesy visit in Abuja, recently.
The NAOWA President, who is also member of the COSA and 1982 second set of the great citadel of learning in Zaria, appreciated the association for the visit and promised to attend the General meeting to mark the 40th anniversary of the association, as well as, the National General meeting which would serve as encouragement to other members of the great school established by the Nigerian Army in 1981.
She also used the opportunity of the visit to enlighten the COSA delegates on the essence of NAOWA and its objectives, therefore urged the members of COSA to join hands by supporting the association. She however, assured the excos and members of her backing in ensuring that the association get the state government support to achieve its goals.
Earlier in his address, the National President COSA, Engineer Mohammed Bello Mohammed, who congratulated the NAOWA President on the appointment of her husband as the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Faruq Yahaya, sought for collaboration with NAOWA on behalf of the Association.
He further urged the NAOWA President to assist the school, which was moved out from Depot in 2017, haven taken care of children of both the military personnel and civilians in Depot, at the same time produced barrack students with high sense of discipline, sound morals, knowledge of great academic potentials from the school, among whom are great men and women in different strata of the society.
The COSA President, also appealed for the NAOWA President’s intervention in the area of building project, which was abandoned by the state government, as the school is preparing to mark its forty (40) years Anniversary. Highpoints of the visit were presentation of souvenirs, endorsing of visitor’s book and group photographs.