Hajiya Maryam Mairo Aminu Waziri Tambuwal Visits Sokoto Remand Home

imageWIFE of the Sokoto state governor and Chairperson of MMAWT Legacy Initiative, Hajiya Maryam Mairo Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, over the weekend, paid a visit the Remand Home in the state.

She was accompanied by Hajiya Kulu Abdullahi Sifawa, the Commissioner for Women Affairs.

The governor’s wife and her delegation, were received by the facility’s officials and some directors from the Ministry of social Social Welfare

During the visit, Hajiya Tambuwal interacted with the inmates and also hosted them for lunch.
Hajiya Tambuwal, through her MMAWT Legacy Initiative, felt it was imperative to give the inmates a sense of belonging, by associating with them. Predictably, this gesture elicited tears from some women who witnessed the visit.
Hajiya Tambuwal also donated complete bedding sets, chairs, prayer mats and mosquito nets to the inmates. She pledged to follow up on their cases, individually, to enable them go back into the larger society as reformed persons.
The engaging interaction with the givernor’s wife, ignited the inmates’s hope of a promising future. As they changed their old beddings to the new ones, they received, mosquito nets and general sanitation !
The inmates who were overjoyed by the visit, promised the wife of the governor to be of good behaviour and pleaded that she fast-tracked their cases for acquittal or convictions, with the respective authorities and possibly, amnesty.

Some of those who accompanied Hajiya Tambuwal also gave the minors – talks on counseling, trauma and rehabilitation benefits. Prominent among them were the Commissioner of Women affairs and her team, wives of commissioners of Local Government, health and commerce, representative of APC women elders in the State, Hajiya Laraba Dattijo, top female politicians and other women groups in the State.
Already, MMAWT Legacy Initiative has begun rehabilitation and social re-integration of the inmates.

Here are pictures of the visit

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