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POWA President Visits Delta, Empowers Wives Of Police Officers Killed By Hoodlums



By Daniel Dafe

Hajara Usman Alkali Baba, National President, Police Officers Wives Association (POWA)/wife of the 21st indigenous Inspector General of Police, IGP USMAN ALKALI BABA Psc+ FDC, NPM Hajia, recently paid a three day visit to Delta State command on a familiarization visit.

The POWA president arrived Delta state on the 9th of September, 2021, with a clear three point agenda centered on welfare, health and Education.

After a courtesy call to the Commissioner of Police, Delta state, CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, Psc+, she proceeded to the Police Children Primary School, Asaba, where she commissioned the renovated classroom and E-library built by Rotary Club of Nigeria.

Thereafter, she paid a courtesy visit to the Asagba of Asaba, Obi Professor Joseph Chike Edozien, CFR (JP) at the Asagba of Asaba’s palace.

Then, she commissioned a borehole water project at ‘B’ Division barracks Asaba.

The following day, Hajara Usman Alkali Baba visited three traditional rulers which includes HRM, Obi Dr. Emmanuel Efeizomor II OON, the Obi of Owa Kingdom and Chairman, Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers, the Ovie of Uvwie Kingdom, HRM Dr. Emmanuel Sediso OON (JP), the Abe 1 of Uvwie Kingdom and the newly installed Olu of Warri Kingdom, HRM Ogiama Atuwatsa III, Utieyinoritsetsola Emiko.

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As part of one of her key agenda which is health, on the 11/9/2021, she mobilized police officers wives in the state and embarked on a road walk around Asaba metropolis.

She later flagged off sanitation exercise at ‘A’ and ‘B’ Division barracks respectively.

Meanwhile, she made a courtesy visit to the Governor of Delta State His Excellency Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa at Government House Asaba before proceeding to the Unity Hall Government House Asaba.

At the programme, she announced that very soon, there will be a quiz competition for all police officers’ children and the winner of the quiz will be given a cash price of #10,000,000(ten million naira).

During the meeting with POWA members, she empowered some widows of late police officers who died in active service and also empowered about 150 wives of serving police officers.

After the empowerment, the POWA President in conjunction with police medical doctor, DR Nonye had an extensive health talk with POWA members.


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