I want your life to be sweet, Okowa’s Spouse tells inmates of NCS

• You have demonstrated love, CAN Chair responds

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I want your life to be sweet, Okowa’s Spouse tells inmates of NCS
Mrs. Juliet Tidi, responding to questions from newsmen

Wife of Delta State Governor and Founder of 05 Initiative, Dame (Mrs.) Edith Okowa, says her decision to celebrate her birthday with inmates of Nigerian Correctional Service, Warri, is because she wants their lives to be sweet and for them to be reassured that they are important to the scheme of things in the state.


Dr. & Mrs. Triumph Etaoghene (left) Mrs. Juliet Tidi (middle) Sir Airiohuodion, Chief (Mrs.) Divine Iniovosa (2nd right) & Hon. (Mrs.) Best Okoromadu, during cutting of the birthday cake



The Delta State First Lady, who made the statement Monday June 1, at the Nigerian Correctional Service, Warri, during a Special Service held to mark her birthday, admonished the inmates not to be afraid of the Coronavirus pandemic, but to practice preventive measures.


Dame Okowa, who was represented by Chairperson of Warri South Local Government Area, Mrs. Juliet Tidi, noted that it was always a thing of joy to celebrate birthday with the inmates.


Chairman of Warri South LGA, Dr. Michael Tidi & his Wife, Mrs. Juliet Tidi (left) DCC. Solomon Airiohuodion & other Correctional Staff, inspecting the food stuff & other items at Nigerian Correctional Service, Warri



In an interview, Mrs. Tidi thanked Dame Okowa for showing love and concern to the inmates.


Cross section of inmates at the Dame Edith Okowa Special Birthday Service, held at the Nigerian Correctional Service, Warri



Chairman of Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Warri South Chapter, Dr. Triumph Etaoghene, in an exhortation taken from John 3:15-17, thanked God for the life of Dame Edith Okowa and her 05 Initiative, saying by celebrating with inmates of the Correctional Service, instead of her compatriots, Dame Okowa has demonstrated love to the hopeless in the society.


The Deputy Comptroller of Corrections in Charge of Nigerian Correctional Service, Warri, Sir Solomon Airiohuodion, appealed to the First Lady to impress it on the state government to work out modalities for the release of inmates in different categories, who have exhibited positive change and willing to integrate into the society.