Nigeria: Bauchi State Governor Pledges Improved Welfare For Old Soldiers

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Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi State has launched the Appeal Fund Raising for the Nigerian Legion ahead of the celebration of the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day.

Speaking at the occasion held at the Council Chamber, Government House Bauchi, the governor reiterated the determination of his administration towards ensuring the welfare of legionnaires and their families.

He assured that government will continue to assist them to improve their wellbeing and enjoined corporate bodies and individuals to complement government’s efforts in that direction for the betterment of the lives of the ex- service men.

Governor Bala Mohammed announced the establishment of Corps of Commissionaires in the state as requested by the Headquarters of the Nigerian Legion through the Ministry of Defence.

Earlier, the State Chairman of the Legion, Warrant Officer IdrisDanjumaNingi Retired, appealed to the state government to assist the chapter with the required logistics to enable members to compliment the efforts of security agencies in the maintenance of peaceand security in the state.

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