Tears flow at Police headquarters in Anambra


Esindu Jacobs

The Police Officer’s Wife’s Association POWA in Anambra State, has distributed items worth millions to the widows of Policemen who were killed in the State by gunmen.

The event, which was held at the Police headquarters in Amawbia, elicited uncontrollable tears from the widows and wives of the Commissioner and other Senior Officers.

The items were distributed by the Chairperson of the group in Anambra State and wife of the Commissioner of Police, Mrs. Ikemi Echeng.

The items were food and empowerment equipment , which were given to 53 police officers’ widows and their children.

They included cartons of tomatoes, confectioneries, noodles, yoghurts, detergents, bags of rice, toiletries, salts, beans, drinks, and sewing machines.

Distributing the items , Mrs. Echeng, said that over one hundred widows,who lost their husbands while on active service would benefit from the gesture.

She commended the women for allowing their husbands give their all to the society, adding that it was their responsibility to assist them by making sure that they were comfortable

She assured that their plight would continue to remain their priority.

Mrs. Pauline Ajibo, prayed for God’s blessings upon the benefactors, adding that the items would go a long way in alleviating their burdens as widows.

For Mrs. Blessing Emmanuel, who received a Sewing Machine and food items, in tears, wished that her husband was alive.

While sobbing, she said that the intervention would reduce her sufferings and those of others, while thanking POWA for such gesture .

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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