Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association presented materials to wounded soldiers, widows, orphanages and prison inmates
Written by News Room on December 14, 2021
The Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association (NAOWA), 1 Division chapter, Kaduna, on Monday presented materials to wounded soldiers, widows, orphanages and prison inmates to enable them celebrate Christmas and New Year with ease.
The Chairperson NAOWA, Mrs Jamila Mukthar, said the gesture was to put smile on the faces of the beneficiaries.
The beneficiaries included soldiers wounded in action receiving treatment at the 44 Army Nigerian Reference Hospital, Kaduna others were widows of soldiers within barracks under the division, and inmates of Medium Security Custodial Centre, and Adonai Orphanage Home and Widows Centre, all in Kaduna.
The materials presented included bags of rice and beans, wrappers, detergents, sanitary pads, tissues papers, cartons of Peak milk, Milo, cartons of toothpaste, indomie, spaghetti and vegetable oil, as well as sugar, salt and maggi seasoning.
She thanked the National President of NAOWA, Mrs Salamatu Yahaya for her encouragement and support to the branch.
In his response, the acting Chief Medical Director, 44 Army Reference Hospital, Col Stephen Onuchukwu said the hospital provides services in major medical specialties for personnel, their families and civilians within northern region.