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  • Updated: May 23, 2024

Engage in other sources of income — Egbetokun to police officers' wives

Engage in other sources of income — Egbetokun to police of

The wife of the Inspector General of Police and President of the Police Officers’ Wives Association President, POWA, Elizabeth Egbetokun has advised the women in the body to engage in other sources of income.

Egbetokun also charged the women to engage in agriculture in other to address food security in the country.

The admonition is contained in an address delivered by Egbetokun during a working visit to the Osun State Police Command on Thursday in Osogbo.

She also encouraged all women to utilise their resources and skills to engage in farming to contribute to a more food-secure future for Nigeria.

She said, "I am encouraging women to venture into farming through Young Women in Agriculture under the Police Officers' Wives Association (POWA) to promote food security in our country. 

"As we embark on this working visit to the Osun State Police Command, I extend my warmest gratitude to the Commissioner of Police, Osun State Police Command; CP Umar Abba Muhammed for hosting us.

"The women of POWA are the unsung heroes behind the badge, providing unwavering support to our spouses as they uphold the law and protect our communities. Our association serves as a vital network of support, fostering unity, resilience, and empowerment among police families nationwide.

"CP Umar Abba Muhammed, your leadership is pivotal in ensuring the safety and security of Osun State, and we commend your tireless efforts in this regard. Together, we can further strengthen the bond between law enforcement and the communities they serve.

"I look forward to fruitful discussions and partnerships that will benefit the brave men and women of the Osun State Police Command. Let us continue to stand united in our commitment to building safer, stronger, and more resilient communities," she added.

The items distributed to empower widows and less privileged were; sewing machines, Grinding machines, makeup tools, dryers hundreds of 25kg bags of rice among others.

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