Women Economic and Security Protection Group has commended the new President, Defence and Police Officers’ Wives Association (DEPOWA), Mrs Oghogho Musa for her skills acquisition programme.

The group in a statement issued on Tuesday said recent graduation of some youths trained on various vocational trades such as cosmetology, make-up, and gele tying, cosmetics, detergent production, and hairdressing and the presentation of food items to about 60 widows will continue to boost morale of troops engaged in operations across the country.

Meanwhile, the training was sponsored by the Defence and Police Officers’ Wives Association (DEPOWA), in Abuja.

The statement issued by the the group’s President, Fatima Bello
said with DEPOWA’s gesture, troops will be rest assured that their sacrifices for peace to reign in the country is not in vain.

The statement commended the Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Christopher Gwabin Musa for throwing his weight behind DEPOWA.

It said the support is an indication that he will continue his very cordial relationship with troops as seen during his time in the North-East.

“DEPOWA and the Chief of Defence Staff, Maj-Gen Gwabin Musa have sent a message to troops of the Armed Forces of Nigeria that their sacrifices is well appreciated.

“It is also a message that widows and family members of departed personnel of the AFN will not be abandoned. We however continue to pray that our troops making sacrifices for peace and stability will return home safely after their stay in the battlefield.

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