The wife of the Executive Governor of Zamfara State, Her Excellency Hajiya Asmau Abdulazeez Abubakar Yari has applauded the efforts of the Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA) for its role in ameliorating the suffering of the less privileged in the society adding that the State will continue to partner with NAOWA in her bid to reach out to the rural communities through her philanthropic activities.
She gave the commendation when members of the NAOWA led by the National President Mrs Umma-Kalsum Tukur Buratai paid her a courtesy visit in Zamfara State Government House Gusau to intimate her with NAOWA activities lined up to mark the Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL) 2016.
Hajiya Asmau applauded the NAOWA members for the wonderful initiative of identifying and addressing some of the challenges of the people of Zamfara state and for coming to their aid.
Speaking earlier, Mrs Umma-Kalsum Tukur Buratai revealed that the charity programme was part of the activities of the association lined up to mark the Nigerian Army Day Celebration NADCEL taking place in the state. She revealed that the welfare of the less privileged in society will continue to be the topmost priority of the association.
At Farida General Hospital Gusau, the Medical Director Dr Bello Mohammed Mafara while receiving some hospital equipment thanked NAOWA for coming to the aid of the less privileged hospitalized and for donating medical facilities to the hospital. He promised to make good use of the equipment for the benefit of humanity and mankind in Zanfara state.
Similarly, the people of Jantan Gabas community were full of praises when NAOWA donated a bore-hole to ease water problem in the community. NAOWA equally empowered one hundred widows with sewing and grinding machines as well as clothing materials.