Mrs. Kikelomo Adeniyi, the National President of the Customs Officers’ Wives Association (COWA), led a significant launch of the COWA National Secretariat on Monday, 22 January 2024, at the Federal Housing Estate, Gwarinpa, Abuja.
The inauguration of the National Secretariat witnessed the distinguished presence of COWA’s founder, Mrs. Prisca Nwadialo, and A’ishatu Sadiya Dikko Inde, the second National President, who played a pivotal role in establishing chapters across the Federation during her tenure.
The event brought together Presidents of Officers’ Wives Associations from various Security Agencies in Nigeria, underscoring the unity and strength within the organization.
Expressing her gratitude to participants, Mrs. Kikelomo Adeniyi acknowledged the invaluable contributions of pioneer Presidents, Mrs. Prisca Nwadialo, and A’ishatu Sadiya Dikko Inde, who laid the foundation in 2009.
Mrs. Kikelomo praised her husband, CGC Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR, and the Customs Management Team for their unwavering support and cooperation, which has been instrumental in driving COWA’s initiatives aimed at enhancing the lives of its members through carefully designed programs focused on women.
Deputy Comptroller-General Festus Okun, representing the Comptroller-General at the event, commended COWA for its commitment to supporting and empowering women.
He viewed the launch of the National Secretariat as a testament to President Kikelomo’s focused leadership, assuring continued support from the Comptroller-General of Customs, Bashir Adewale Adeniyi MFR.
The event concluded on a high note, highlighting COWA’s unwavering dedication to uplifting its members and fostering community development.