Mrs Maimunatu Ali-Keffi bags UN award on humanitarian service

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Mrs Maimunatu Ali-Keffi bags UN award on humanitarian service

By:Femi Mustapha

The wife of the immediate past General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 1 Division Nigerian Army, Kaduna, Mrs Maimunatu Ali-Keffi, has bagged the United Nations (UN) award on humanitarian service.

Mrs Ali-keffi, was also the immediate past Chairperson Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA) 1 Division Chapter in Kaduna.

The award which was given to Mrs Ali-Keffi on August 19, was also accompanied by commemoration of the years’ world humanitarian day in Abuja.

In her remarks and vote of thanks, Mar Ali-keffi, thanked Allah for making her a reciepient of the award.

She also thanked her husband, Maj-Gen Danjuma Ali-keffi for being the ‘wind beneath her wings’, for supporting her vision and giving her the opportunity to be humane.

“Also a special thanks to my children for their love, perspective and for applauding me and cheering me even on my difficult days”, she expressed.

Mrs Ali-Keffi  urged Nigerians, both wealthy and average to inculcate the habits of showing  love and kindness and join hands to celebrate the day by positively touching the lives of the needy and less privileged.

“You should at your own capacity endeavor to touch the lives of orphans; widows and the less priviledge to make the world a better place, It is not about money, it is based on your fundamental belief, therefore, I encourage you all to be the reason someone smiles today and never lose faith in humanity”.

“Your impact on other people is bigger than what you think; someone still giggles when they think of that funny thing you said, someone still smiles when they think of the compliment you gave, someone silently admires you, the advice you gave can make a difference, the support and love you have offered others can make someone’s day”.

“Your  input and opinion has made someone think twice, so know that you will never be insignificant or forgotten, your existence will make a difference whether you see it or not, thank you UNESC for recognizing people like me in our efforts to give back to our society, thank you for the honor “, Mrs Ali-Keffi said.

 

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