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Past Presidents

NOWA Presidents from Inception

Mrs. Ann Wey

Mrs. Ann Wey

1964 - 1973

Mrs. Ann Wey

NOWA National President

The Naval Officers´ Wives Association (NOWA) came into being on 30 November 1965 under the leadership of Mrs Anne Wey, wife of the first indigenous Chief of the Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Joseph Edet

Mrs. B. Soroh

Mrs. B. Soroh

1973 - 1975

Mrs. B. Soroh

NOWA National President

From: 1973 To: 1975

Mrs. Bisi Adelanwa

Mrs. Bisi Adelanwa

July 1975 - April 1980

Mrs. Bisi Adelanwa

NOWA National President

From: July 1975 - To: April 1980

Mrs. Bekky Aduwo

Mrs. Bekky Aduwo

April 1980 - December 1983

Mrs. Bekky Aduwo

NOWA National President

From: April 1980 to To: Dec 1983

Mrs. Rebecca Aikhomu

Mrs. Rebecca Aikhomu

January 1984 - October 1986

Mrs. Rebecca Aikhomu

NOWA National President

From: Jan 1984 to To: Oct 1986

Mrs. Margret Koshoni

Mrs. Margret Koshoni

1986 - 1989

Mrs. Margret Koshoni

NOWA National President

From: 1986 to To: 1989

Mrs. Zainab Nyako

Mrs. Zainab Nyako

June 1990 - February 1992

Mrs. Zainab Nyako

NOWA National President

From: Jun 1990 to To: Feb 1992

Mrs. Apollonia Omatsola

Mrs. Apollonia Omatsola

February 1992 - September 1993

Mrs. Apollonia Omatsola

NOWA National President

From: Feb 1992 to To: Sep 1993

Mrs. Lola Sai'du

Mrs. Lola Sai'du

September 1993 - November 1993

Mrs. Lola Sai'du

NOWA National President

From: Sep 1993 to To: Nov 1993

Dr. (Mrs) Josephine Akhigbe

Dr. (Mrs) Josephine Akhigbe

August 22, 1994 - July 3, 1998

Dr. (Mrs) Josephine Akhigbe

NOWA National President

From: August 22, 1994 to To: July 3, 1998

Mrs. Jemilat Ayinla

Mrs. Jemilat Ayinla

July 3, 1998 - May 1999

Mrs. Jemilat Ayinla

NOWA National President

From: July 3, 1998 to To: May 1999

Mrs. Betty Ombu

Mrs. Betty Ombu

June 1999 - April 2001

Mrs. Betty Ombu

NOWA National President

From: June 1999 - To: April 2001

Mrs. Treasure Afolayan

Mrs. Treasure Afolayan

2001 - 2005

Mrs. Treasure Afolayan

NOWA National President

From: 2001 - To: 2005

Chief (Hajia) Fatima Adekeye

Chief (Hajia) Fatima Adekeye

August 2005 - August 2008

Chief (Hajia) Fatima Adekeye

NOWA National President

From: August 2005 - To: August 2008

Mrs. Grace I. Ibrahim

Mrs. Grace I. Ibrahim

September 2008 - September 2010

Mrs. Grace I. Ibrahim

NOWA National President

From: Sep 2008 - To: Sep 2010

Mrs. Hajia Aminat Modupe Ibrahim

Mrs. Hajia Aminat Modupe Ibrahim

October 2010 - October 2012

Mrs. Hajia Aminat Modupe Ibrahim

NOWA National President

From: Oct 2010 - To: Oct 2012

Mrs. Vivian Ifenyiwa Ezeoba

Mrs. Vivian Ifenyiwa Ezeoba

October 2012 - January 2014

Mrs. Vivian Ifenyiwa Ezeoba

NOWA National President

From: Oct 2012 - To: Jan 2014

Mrs Lami Ohiama Jibrin

Mrs Lami Ohiama Jibrin

January 2014 - July 2015

Mrs Lami Ohiama Jibrin

NOWA National President

From: Jan 2014 - To: Jul 2015

Mrs Theresa Ibas

Mrs Theresa Ibas

July 2015 - February 2021

Mrs Theresa Ibas

NOWA National President

Mrs Theresa Ibas assumed office on the 13th July, 2015. She is a visionary leader full of passion and excellence

Dr. Barr. Nana Aisha Gambo

Dr. Barr. Nana Aisha Gambo

February 2021 - Till date

Dr. Barr. Nana Aisha Gambo

NOWA National President

A visionary leader