Governor Udom Emmanuel announces plan to incorporate Widows of Nigerian legion into government empowerment programmes

Akwa Ibom state governor Udom Emmanuel has announced plans to incorporate Widows of the Nigerian Legion in the state into the various empowerment programmes of the state government.

Governor Udom Emmanuel who made the announcement during an inter-denominational Thanksgiving service to mark the 2020 Armed forces remembrance day celebration held at Word Tabernacle, Uyo, commended the efforts and contributions of the past and fallen heroes to the growth and promotion of peace and unity in the country and pledged his government’s resolve to continue in supporting the Members of the Nigerian legion.

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He further appreciated members of the Nigerian Armed forces for their support towards the sustenance of peace and security in the

In her address, Commissioner for women affairs and agriculture, Doctor Glory Edet thanked the Governor for his love towards the Nigerian Legion and the armed forces and for making their welfare his priority.state.

In her address, Commissioner for women affairs and agriculture, Doctor Glory Edit thanked the Governor for his love for the Nigerian Legion and the armed forces and for making their welfare his priority.

Earlier, the State Chairman Nigerian Legion, retired Colonel Joseph Esu thanked the Governor for the support given to them so far and prayed God to bless and prosper his administration.

Government House correspondent Jane Uwa reports that the high point of the event was the Intercessory Prayers offered for Akwa Ibom State and Nigeria, the Governor and Arms of Government and Prayers for the Armed Forces, Nigerian Legion and families of the fallen heroes.

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