It was a glorious day for the Nigerian Air Force Officers Wives Association (NAFOWA) has they extended a hand of fellowship to wives of fallen heroes, donating food items to widows of Nigeria Air force personnel killed in battle.
Wife of the Chief of Air Staff and President of NAFOWA, Mrs. Elizabeth Amao who presided over the ceremony in Kano stated that the humanitarian outreach was part of the activities lined up to celebrate the 58 years anniversary of the service in the country.
The wife of the NAF Chief explained that the vision of NAFOWA was to carry out programmes and initiatives to better the lives of the less privileged in the society, beginning from personnel at the various NAF bases, residents of host communities and other members of the society across the country, to associate with the families left behind by the fallen heroes.
She said their aim was to also locate where there was the need and step in, especially in the areas of widows, women and youths empowerment. We are committed not to allow your plights to go unnoticed.
“We are determined to provide succour to you as best as we can. Though we celebrate you regularly, today is a special day. At the end of the day, we would have drawn the public attention to your challenges,” she said.
The president assured the widows of the fallen heroes that NAFOWA and the Armed Forces, in general, would continue to do the best in seeing that families of the fallen military were not neglected.
Food Items donated to more than 100 widows include bags of rice, beans, Semovita, vegetable oils, cartons spaghetti , noodles and sugar
Some of the beneficiaries  commended the president of NAFOWA for the gesture.
thanking the NAF and NAFOWA for the assistance in their trying times while also praying for the success of the armed forces in their fight against insecurity in the country


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