The Kebbi State Government has donated Twenty million naira to the State chapter of the Nigeria Legion in commemoration of the week in Birnin Kebbi.
At the launch of the 2022 Emblem Appeal Week at Government House Birnin Kebbi, Governor Atiku Bagudu, applauded the Nigerian legion for their sacrifices to keep Nigeria as one indivisible country.
The Governor commended the sacrifice by members of the Armed Forces during the first and second world war as well as the continuous fight against bandits.
Governor Atiku Bagudu told the Nigeria legion that he hold them in high esteem for their patriotism, nationalism and sacrifice.
The Governor emphasized the importance to mobilize more resources to security agencies towards addressing the challenges of insecurity.
Earlier, the Kebbi State Chairman of Nigerian Legion, Sergeant Umar Ambursa thanked Governor Bagudu for the attention given to the welfare of the Legionnaires in the state.
He lauded the state government’s plan for allocating some plots of land for residential purposes to the legionnaires in Gwandu Emirate.
Similarly, the State Commissioner of Police promised to support the Legionnaires in the state.
Reporting by Abdullahi Tukur; editing by Adeniyi Bakare