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4th January. 2019
By Yunusa Abdullahi

The  People of Adamawa State have been urged to assist  moraly and financially  to the  families and  dependants of the fallen  heroes considering their Sacrifices and patriotism to the  cause after resolution for peace. 

Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla  made the  assertion during the launching of 2019 Army Forces remembrance and appeal fund for the fallen heroes held at the Council Chambers of the Government House Yola. 

Represented by Deputy Governor, Engr. Martins Babale, the Governor  explained that in view of the significance of the  event, no amount of moral and  financial  contribution would be  too little to the sustainance of the dependants of the fallen  compatriots. 

While  recounting the  courageous and brilliant  efforts of the  Nigerian Soldiers  who fell  gallantly during the First  and Second  World  Wars, the  Nigerian  Civil war as well as the  fight against insurgency in some  parts of the country aimed at keeping the  country as one nation  and remain  peaceful. He also  advised  the leadership of the state  chapter of the  Nigerian  Legion to use the monies realised  for the purpose intended and appealed to all and sundary to  donate generously towards the noble objectives. 

Deputy Governor, Engineer Martins Babale  also  announced the  State  Government's  donation of  Two  Million  Naira ,other donations  include; Members of the State House of Assembly  who gave Five Hundred  Thousand  Naira, Honourable Commissioners - Two Hundred and Forty  Thousand  Naira, Service  Chiefs, Four Hundred and Twenty  Thousand Naira,  Judiciary - Two Hundred  Thousand  Naira, while  the  Head of Service  Dr  Edgar Amos  Sunday  announced the donation of Two Hundred and  Twelve Thousand Naira  on behalf of of the  Permanent  Secretaries. 

At the end of the launching, over  Three  point  Five Million Naira was realised. 

In his remarks, the State  Chairman of the  Nigerian Legion,  Retired  Master  Warrant  Officer,  Bashir Baba Yola, said the  present leadership of the Legion is more concerned about the  welfare of  Widows and the Orphans of the fallen heroes. He explained that this is done to appreciate the  services  rendered in the struggle to  save mankind and humanity in the Globe. 

He also  assured that members of the  Legion  would continue to  give  total  support and  loyalty to the  present Government.

He  however  appreciated the efforts of the  state  Government for the  support and cooperation being rendered to the  Legion  at all times. 

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