By Sani Gazas Chinade, Damaturu
His Excellency Governor Mai Mala Buni CON, COMN (Chiroman Gujba) has expressed profound appreciation to the Nigerian Legion for their sacrifices to keep Nigeria one indivisible country.
In a press released by Yusuf Ali the SSA Digital and Strategic Communications to Governor, said that, the Governor also acknowledged that security Agencies performed creditably and gallantly well with an indelible record in the annals of history of Nigeria.
Governor Mai Mala Buni made the remark during the launching of the 2022 Emblem Appeal Week at the WAWA Hall, Government House, Damaturu.
The governor specifically mentioned the supreme sacrifice by members of the Armed Forces during the first and second world wars as well as Nigeria’s civil war and other conflict Zones in the country.
He made it clear that the nation would continue to hold them in high esteem and honour for their patriotism, nationalism and sacrifice.
Governor Buni emphasized the importance of mobilising more resources to Security Agencies towards meeting the challenges of modern combat operation, assuring that his administration will continue to support the security Agencies for peace.
He appreciated the effort of Nigerian Army and other security Agencies, Vigilantees and Volunteer groups in the state for keeping Yobe relatively peaceful.
Governor Buni announced the donation of N15 million on behalf of the state government and his personal donation of N1 Million to the State chapter of the legion in commemoration of the week.
The SSG, and the Head of Service, announced personal and collective donation of Commissioners, Permanent Secretaries and Special Advisers in support of the Emblem Appeal Week.
Earlier, the state Chairman of Nigerian Legionnaires commended Governor Buni for the support and concern shown to the welfare of their members since his assumption as the Yobe state governor.