The Oyo state chapter of the Police Officers Wives Association (POWA) on Thursday donated cash gift for the wives of the slain police officers during the endsars protest.
The wife of Commisioner of police in the state, Dr. Mrs Miriam Enwonwu who presented the cash donations to wives of slain officers said the token was to show that police share in their grieve.
Enwonwu who led other executive members of the association to the venue of the event said the association would continue to push for them whenever they are having challenges in getting entitlement of their husbands.
She said;”I invited you here to sympathise with you. I invited you to share your pains. You are wives of police officers and our members. We are one family. I pray God gives you fortitude to bear the loss. We are also using this opportunity to show you that we care for you.
“We don’t have much but we will give you a token. We will continue to push for you wherever there is need for that. We will push for authority to fulfill their promises. If you are having any challenges, please feel free to approach POWA. We have been supporting our members in time of distress over the years and we shall continue to do that. Our liaison officer is here and I can assure you that she would continue to help you,” she said.
Thanking the beneficiaries on behalf of others, the wife of inspector Abegunde Peters, Mrs. Sikiratu Abegunde said the gesture was appreciated, saying; “we shall continue to appreciate the wife of the commissioner for her supports.”