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Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Gov Ikpeazu seeks enhanced welfare for fallen heroes’ families



Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has harped on the necessity for enhancement of welfares of households of the nation’s fallen heroes, in addition to continued prayers for his or her households.

He said that the nation’s management at numerous ranges should put a lot efforts in direction of the welfare of service males, by way of provision of apparatus and different fundamental amenities.

Governor Ikpeazu, who spoke throughout the interdenominational church service marking the celebration of 2022 Armed Forces Rememberable Day held on the Wesley Methodist Cathedral in Umuahia, the State capital, maintained that the easiest way to have a good time the armed forces was for the Nigeria management to cater for the upbringing and maintenance of their households.

He was represented on the occasion by his Deputy, Rt. Hon Ude Oko Chukwu.

He additional identified that it behooved on dad and mom and stakeholders to do their finest to reduce the extent of criminality within the society by aiding authorities to handle the menace of exhausting drug consumption at the moment on the rise amongst youths within the nation.

Ikpeazu described the Armed Forces Remembrance Day as a particular occasion to recollect males of the Nigerian Armed forces who laid their lives to keep up and defend the territorial integrity of the nation at numerous battle fields, in addition to thank God for seeing their males nonetheless in service by means of perilous and demanding instances throughout the nation.

He referred to as for sustained prayers for God’s sustenance on them, and additional promised that the current administration would proceed to maintain its welfare packages to members of the Nigerian legion in Abia State.


The Most Reverend Raphael Opoko, the Archbishop of Methodist church Nigeria, Umuahia Diocese, whereas delivering a sermon with the time period “Lord give us Males of braveness like David”, maintained that God blessed the nation in its variety in order that the nation could be a nice and formidable nation.

The Methodist priest appealed that the nation’s leaders ought to do extra to assuage the pains family members had been experiencing following the demise of their breadwinners, that sacrificed their lives in defence of the nation’s unity, in addition to guaranteeing safety of lives and property.

Of their goodwill messages, the Chief of Employees, representing the Commander, 14 Brigade, Ohafia, Col. R. Agbir and the Chairman, Abia State Chapter of the Nigerian Legion, Commander Ambrose Nnabugwu (Rtd), appreciated the Abia State Authorities and the church for his or her prayers and assist to the Armed Forces in lowering the myriad of safety challenges throughout the nation.

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Gov Ikpeazu seeks enhanced welfare for fallen heroes’ households

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