The Northern Governors Wives Forum (NGWF) has held its meeting which was hosted by the Wife of Bauchi State Governor, Hajia Hadiza MA Abubakar on October 16th, 2017.
The ceremony was declared open by the Governor of Bauchi State, Muhammed Abubakar. In his speech, he highlighted the achievements of his administration from improvement in educational standard to infrastructure and tourism development amongst others. Gov MA Abubakar also spoke about how his wife is working closely with the Ministry of Women Affairs to promote skills acquisition through her organization, B-SWEEP.
The Governor who described himself as the Number One Marketer of Yankari Resorts and Safari enjoined all the Wives of Governors present to take some time to experience beautiful nature provided by the Yankari environment while giving a brief history of the game reserve. He assured the wives of the governors of adequate security during their stay.
The NGWF members later went into a closed door meeting after which they addressed the press with the outcome of the meeting.
The Wife of Zamfara State Governor, Hajia Asmau Yari announced Wife of Bauchi State Governor, Hajia Hadiza MA Abubakar as the new Chairperson of the Northern Governors Wives Forum (NGWF).
Wife of Niger State Governor, Hajia Amina Abubakar Bello was made the new Vice Chairperson, Wife of Benue State Governor, Mrs Eunice Ortom is the new Secretary. The new Treasurer is the Wife of Kebbi State Governor, Hajia Dr Zainab Bagudu while the PRO is Wife of Taraba State Governor, Barr Anna Darius Ishaku.
The Wives of the Governors were later taken on a Safari Trip round the game reserve which was conducted by the Sole Administrator of Yankari, Engr Habu Mamman after which a Gala Night was hosted in honor of the Northern Governors Wives.
Wife of Zamfara State Governor, Hajia Asmau Yari.
Wife of Kogi State Governor, Hajia Rashida Bello
Wife of Borno State Governor, Hajia Nana Kashim Shettima
Wives of Bauchi, Borno and Sokoto State Governors
Wives of Bauchi and Kebbi State Governors
Wife of Benue State Governor, Mrs Eunice Ortom
Wife of Niger State Governor, Hajia Amina Abubakar Bello
Governor of Bauchi State and his wife
Wife of Gombe State Governor, Hajia Adama Dankwambo
Wife of Kogi State Governor
Wife of Sokoto State Governor, Hajia Mariyatu Aminu Tambuwal
Wife of Kebbi State Governor, Hajia (Dr) Zainab Bagudu
Wife of Taraba State Governor, Mrs Anna Darius Ishaku
Wife of Deputy Governor of Bauchi State, Hajia Aisha Gidado
Photo Credit: Ahmed ZOL Photography
Event Venue: Yankari Resort and Safari, Bauchi State
Event covered by Isa Ozo Mustapha for Abuja Facts