We owe our armed forces immense gratitude, says Akeredolu

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• Gives cheques to widows of fallen soldiers
• Makinde urges support for grieving families

Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has said that the nation remains grateful for the selfless service of the Armed Forces through their unquantifiable efforts to ensure global and internal peace and security of lives and property.

The governor described the yearly Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration as a unique opportunity to reflect on the contributions and sacrifices made in the past years by the Nigerian Armed Forces.

He spoke yesterday at the parade and wreath-laying ceremony for the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration held at the Alagbaka Cenotaph, Akure, the state capital.

According to him, the Armed Forces Remembrance Day is also a unique opportunity to reassure and identify with the loved ones and dependants of the fallen heroes.

He also thanked the entire members of the Nigerian Armed Forces for controlling crime before, during and after the Yuletide period through “Operation Crocodile Smile.”

The governor, who presented cheques to selected widows of fallen soldiers from the 32 Artillery Brigade, Akure, said the relentless efforts of members of the nation’s Armed Forces had started yielding positive results in the state and the country in general.

Akeredolu, who charged the local councils to erect befitting cenotaphs at their respective areas, said that the facelift given to the Akure Cenotaph would continue until the desired standard is attained.

“This year’s celebration will, as usual, provide the opportunity to reach out to widows of the fallen heroes through credit windows, which had been extended by the Ondo State Micro Credit Agency,” he said.

Also, Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State yesterday said that the contributions of the fallen heroes required appreciation and urged Nigerians to care for those injured in the course of carrying out their service to the nation.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Makinde spoke at the wreath-laying ceremony and grand finale of the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration held at the Remembrance Arcade, Government House, Agodi, Ibadan.

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Tijjani Muhammad
1 month ago

we owe our atmes


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Uduak Joe
1 month ago

Good job from them 


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Olawale John
1 month ago

Nice one 


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Hmmm then u pay them back nah


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they are the greatest nigerian heros of all time...


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Mojito
1 month ago

U have my hearth


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Olawale John
1 month ago

Security first 


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Aneke Constance
1 month ago

Which of the armed forces


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Okehie Julian
1 month ago

They're doing good


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Good job from them


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His actions has made him a good leader and we expect more from him. 


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Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has said that the nation remains grateful for the selfless service of the Armed Forces through their unquantifiable efforts to ensure global and internal peace and security of lives and property.


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Nwankwor Miracle
1 month ago

Good luck with that 


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Die hard men


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Amos Sunday
1 month ago

Yes they of course 


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We appreciate our arms men


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You have my heart


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Arm force d great


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Sulaiman Ibrahim
1 month ago

Allah Is always with them


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I indeed stand with the governor to honor our fallen heroes


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