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NAOWA Chapter President Visits Army 2 Div, Commends Efforts

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Babatunde Abiodun

The president Nigerian Army Officer’s Wives Association (NAOWA), 2 Division Chapter, Mrs Chioma Azinta paid courtesy visit to the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Division, Major General Okwudili Azinta in his office at the headquarters, 2 Division Nigerian Army, Ibadan.

Mrs Azinta who stated that the purpose of her visit was to officially introduce NAOWA 2 Division chapter to the GOC and to appreciate the good work he has done in 2 Division within a short period of time, also congratulated the GOC for his appointment and assumption of office.

NAOW 2 Division Nigerian Army, Ibadan in a photo session with GOC Maj-Gen. Azinta and other officers.


She revealed that NAOWA is a charitable organization who cordial objective is to provide succour to the needy and less privileged within the barracks community through the delivery of vocational skills, health care services as well as quality education for children of officers and soldiers.

Mrs Azinta enumerated some of the project they were to embark on which include; Establishment of NAOWA Nursery and primary school at Letmauck Cantonment, Mokola, Ibadan, educational sponsorship for late soldier’s children to include both primary and secondary level and borehole at NAOWA Nursery and primary school.

The NAOWA president solicited the support of the GOC and principal staff officer’s of the Division towards the actualization of their projects. She thanked the GOC for the warm reception accorded her and her entourage and wished him a successful tour of duty as GOC 2 Division Nigerian Army.

Major General Azinta in his response thanked the NAOWA president and her entourage for finding time to pay him a visit. He stressed that the NAOWA is the soul of the Nigerian Army, adding any officer who wants to succeed in his career must key into the NAOWA activities.

The GOC assured the NAOWA president of his continous support and promised to look into their plights. General Azinta urged them to continue to pray and encourage their husbands in order for them to perform well in their respective duty post. He also charged them to be positive influence in the lives of their husbands.

Present during the visit were principal staff officer’s, commander’s and officer’s of the Division.

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