FG Launches OVC Projects

Increasing number of orphans and vulnerable children is a worrisome phenomenon requiring intervention by Government, Corporate bodies and Non Governmental Organizations. The Minister of State Defence Olusola Obade says the launch of the orphans and vulnerable children project is in line with the transformation agenda of the present administration.

Chairman Epic Major General Tahir Umar, International Partners, National President of the Defence and Police Officers Wives Association DEPOWA, Aminat Ibrahim, President Nigerian Army Officers Wives Association, Gift Ihejirika and the representatives of the Presidents of NOWA and NAFOWA said the time is right to protect the rights of the target beneficiaries of the project. Emergency Plan Intervention Committee Minister of State Defence later performed the symbolic presentation of some items tot he target beneficiaries of the project, released the balloons for its launch and took the delivery of an ambulance donated to the programme.

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