In recognition of the supreme sacrifice paid by the nation’s fallen heroes, Ogun State House of Assembly has assured the Nigerian Legion of its continued support to enhance their welfare.
The Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Olakunle Oluomo, gave the assurance when members of the Nigerian Legion, Ijebu North Local Government Chapter, conferred on his deputy, Hon. Oludare Kadiri, the Patron of the Legioners, at the Assembly Complex, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta.
He lauded the invaluable contributions the ex-service men paid in restoring peace and stability to the nation, stating that they deserved to be honoured at all times.
The Speaker noted that the society must be ready to reciprocate the dedication and commitment to service, exhibited by the ex-servicemen, adding that it was only through such celebrations that they could be honoured, having willingly sacrificed their lives for the unity of the nation.
In his remarks, Chairman, Nigeria Legion, Ijebu North Council Area, Comrade Liasu Tajudeen, extolled the virtues of the Deputy Speaker, who was a former military man, describing him as a listening leader, who had been contributing to the promotion of peace in his constituency.
In his acceptance speech, Hon. Kadiri appreciated the Legioners for honouring him, promising them of his support, which according to him, would ensure peace and tranquility in the State and nation at large.