The Naval officers wives association, NOWA, says it remains committed to the constant improvement of the welfare of widows and orphans within the barracks community.
The National president of NOWA, Nana- Ashia Gambo, gave the assurance during an annual widows and orphans programme held in Port Harcourt the Rivers State capital, south south, Nigeria.
The Programme, ‘tagged day out with widows and orphans’ is part of activities to mark the 57th anniversary of the Naval officers wives association, NOWA.
The Programme with the theme, “coping with bereavement,” among other things seeks to create a feeling of love and recognition of widows and orphans.
The chief of the naval staff, vice Admiral Awwal Gambo, commended the resilience of the widows and thanked NOWA for reaching out to them.
The widows who were presented with some palliatives and cash gifts by NOWA, commended the association for the gesture.
The widows were also educated on various topics bordering on mental health and overcoming anxiety and depression in bereavement.