Hajia Hajara Usman Alkali Baba, the National President of Police Officers Wives Association (POWA) and wife of the 21st indigenous Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba Psc+ FDC, NPM, paid a three-day visit to Delta State command.
The POWA president arrived in Delta state on 9th September 2021 with a clear three-point agenda which are welfare, health, and education.
According to a statement signed and released to newsmen in Asaba, the state capital by the acting spokesperson of the State command, DSP Bright Edafe, on Tuesday, August 14, 2021, he noted that after a courtesy call to the Commissioner of Police Delta state CP Ari Muhammed Ali FCIA, Psc+, the August visitor proceeded to Police Children Primary School Asaba where she commissioned the renovated classroom and E-library built by Rotary Club of Nigeria.
DSP Edafe also noted that at about 1530hrs of 9/9/2021, she paid a courtesy visit to HRM the Asagba of Asaba, Obi Professor Joseph Chike Edozien, CFR (JP) at the Asagba of Asaba palace. Thereafter, she commissioned a borehole water project at ‘B’ Division barracks Asaba.
Also, Edafe noted “On the 10/9/2021 between 1000hrs to 1700hrs, the POWA National President visited three traditional rulers which include HRM, Obi Dr. Emmanuel Efeizomor II Oon the Obi of the 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 the Uvwie Kingdom and the newly installed Olu of Warri Kingdom, HRM Ogiama Atuwatsa III Utieyinoritsetsola Emiko.
The police spokesperson further notes, “As part of one of her key agenda which is health, On the 11/9/2021 at about 0900hrs, she mobilized police officers wife in the state and embarked on road walk around the Asaba metropolis. She later flagged off sanitation exercises at ‘A’ and ‘B’ Division barracks respectively.
He said “At about 1100hrs she paid 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.
Edafe said she announced that very soon, there will be a quiz competition for all police children and the winner of the quiz will be given a cash price of #10,000,000(ten million nairas).
It was gathered that 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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