On Monday 22/02/2021, the leadership of POWA Kebbi paid a familiarisation visit to the First lady of Kebbi State H.E Dr Zainab Shinkafi Bagudu at the Government House Birnin Kebbi. The purpose of the visit was to brief her on the activities of the Association and to introduce the new chairperson and the wife of the newly posted commissioner Mrs Omobolade Adeleke.
Mrs Adeleke expressed her gratitude for the audience granted to them. She said that their visit is to pay respect and to solicit for the Governor’s wife’s support in their programs in skills acquisition training, health awareness and cancer screening, as well as other forms of women empowerment. “We know that you have been doing it we beg that you carry POWA along ma” she said.
The chairlady presented a letter from the Police Clinic which according to her is requesting her excellency to support them with clinic items.
In appreciation, the Association presented an Award of Honour to H.E Dr Bagudu for her untiring service to humanity especially women and orphans.
In her response, The first lady welcomed the new Chairperson as well as the members of the Association, she encouraged them to operate in love, unity and respect for one another.
Dr Bagudu assured the Association of adequate support which will be through the state’s Ministry of Women Affairs for women empowerment. She also expressed a willingness to support their health awareness and screening programs through her Medicaid Cancer Foundation.
Muktar A Bagudo
SSA TO THE GOVERNOR