The Customs Officers’ Wives Association (COWA), has inaugurated a national secretariat at Gwrinpa area of Abuja.
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) made this known on Wednesday on its verified facebook page.
The launching was spearheaded by the National President of COWA and wife of the Comptroller General, Mrs. Kikelomo Adeniyi.
Some of those who witnessed the inauguration were COWA’s founder, Mrs. Prisca Nwadialo, and A’ishatu Sadiya Dikko Inde, the second National President, under whom the Association established Chapters across the Federation.
The inauguration was also attended by various Presidents of Officers’ Wives Associations from different Security Agencies in Nigeria, showcased the unity and strength within the organization.
In her address, Mrs Adeniyi expressed gratitude to the participants, acknowledging the invaluable contributions of the pioneer Presidents, who laid the foundation in 2009.
She praised her husband, CGC Bashir Adewale Adeniyi and the Customs Management Team for their unwavering support and cooperation towards moving the association forward.
COWA President emphasized how the support has been a driving force behind the association’s initiatives.
She reiterated that the association aimed at enhancing the lives of its members through carefully designed programs focused on women.
Deputy Comptroller-General, Festus Okun, who represented the Comptroller-General, lauded COWA for its commitment to supporting and empowering women.
He deemed the launch of the National Secretariat as a testament to COWA’s President focused leadership, assuring continued support from the Comptroller-General.