Legionnaires in Nembe get assurance of welfare.

Head of Local Government Administration, Nembe Local Government Council, Mr. Davidson Baratuaipere has assured legionnaires, wives and children of the fallen heroes that council will look into their welfare.

Mr. Baratuaipere who gave the assurance during the launching of “Armed Forces Remembrance Day” Emblem and Appeal fund, saluted the troops for their courage in achieving success in diverse operations.

Mr. Baratuaipere said the council was aware of the challenges incliding provision of befitting office, amongst others members face in Nembe.

Chairman Nigerian Legions, Nembe Local Government, Chief Singer Oruwori who commended the Council, Nigeria Army and Nigeria Youths Service Corps for commemorating the day, sued for more support in subsequent celebration.

Joint Task Force Commander in Nembe, Major Mike Obed and Chairman Nembe Divisional Council of Chiefs, Senator Nimi Amangi, explained that legionnaires have sacrifices so much for the peace and unity of Nigeria, hence they deserved to be honoured.

Parade by the former service men, laying of wreaths, sales of emblem, fund raising, a minute silences and gunshot for the deceased climaxed the event.