The Nigerian Legion Deserves Our Support, Respect – Gov. Abiodun
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has donated a sum of 10 million naira and two motorcycles to the state chapter of the Nigerian Legion ahead of the 2021 commemoration of Armed Forces and Remembrance Day.
Governor Abiodun who announced this at the Emblem Appeal Launch Week of the Armed Forces and Remembrance Day held at the Executive Chambers, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta also promised to ensure the delivery of a patrol van to the retired officers before the end of the week.
While appealing to well-meaning individuals and corporate bodies to support the Nigeria Legion, Governor Abiodun said the gesture would help to ensure that heroes who fought for the territorial independence of the country got the regard they deserved.
The governor maintained that contributing to the welfare of the men of the Armed Forces and their dependents would further enhance the security and stability of the nation.
Governor Abiodun who reiterated that the Nigerian Military would forever be honoured for its gallantry and loyal service to fatherland, commended the military for defending the territorial integrity of the country.
Earlier, the Chairman, Nigerian Legion, Ogun State Chapter, Mr Oloyede Taofeek had commended the state government for its continued support to the Legion and pointed out that the Legion was able to achieve a lot as a result of the generous donation of the present administration in the state.