Senator Kalu Donates Cash, Relief Items To Widows Of Slain Soldiers


It was a scene of joy and excitement as the Senate Chief Whip, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu on Tuesday made a donation of one bag of rice each to 25 widows of soldiers at 14 Brigade, Ohafia, who died in the course of fighting enemies of the country.

He also extended his generosity to members of Nigeria Army Officers Wives Association by announcing a cash donation of N300,000 to them.

Addressing the widows and members of the Nigeria Army Officers’ Wives Association and Nigeria Army Soldiers’ Wives Association, Kalu said the donation would ease the survival of the widows.

The former Abia governor was at the 14 Brigade Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Barracks, Headquarters of Nigerian Army, Ohafia on the invite of the Brigade Commander Solomon I Kumapayi.

Senator Kalu was received by the Commander, General Tunde Kumakpai with a full Quarter Guard.

Our correspondent gathered that Sen. Kalu was at the Brigade to identify with the widows of the Nigerian Army whose late husbands paid the Supreme price in defence on the nation, the Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association ( NAOWA ) and the Nigerian Army Soldiers Wives Association (NASOWA).


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