POWA president rolls out empowerment scheme for annual conference

As part of activities to mark the 2023 Police Officers’ Wives Association (POWA) Annual Conference Week, the POWA President, Mrs. Queen Elizabeth Egbetokun, is set to unveil a multifaceted empowerment scheme aimed at uplifting and supporting members.

A press statement by the Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, weekend on Abuja, said: “POWA is eagerly anticipating its annual conference week, slated to take place from December 6 to 8, 2023. This significant gathering is poised to unveil a transformative empowerment scheme spearheaded by the POWA President, Mrs. Egbetokun.

“This conference, spanning three days, is strategically designed to offer members a platform for engagement, collaboration, and empowerment. Mrs. Egbetokun’s unveiling of the empowerment scheme is expected to be a pivotal moment, marking a commitment to positive change within the community of police officers’ families.

“Beyond its ceremonial significance, the conference will address crucial issues affecting police officers’ families, underscoring POWA’s dedication to community building and the overall welfare of its members.

“The Annual Conference Week will feature an opening ceremony at the POWA National Secretariat, Mambilla Barracks, Asokoro; Empowerment and Sports at the POWA International School, Area 11, Garki, Abuja; as well as a Dinner and Awards event at the Space and Function Event Centre, City Park, Wuse 2, Abuja.”

Adejobi further stated that. , “The empowerment scheme is a multifaceted initiative aimed at uplifting and supporting POWA members. Activities include skill acquisition programs, capacity-building workshops, and economic empowerment initiatives, all geared towards fostering personal and professional development.”

He said the POWA president has assured of the commitment of her administration to community service, reiterating that the conference week would serve as a focal point for strengthening community ties and fostering unity among members.