do more for the army, says Vic to FG.
Rivers State Governor Niesom Wyck has directed the federal government to do more for the Nigerian Armed Forces, which play an important role in ensuring the peacefulness of civilians in the country, along with their commitment to protecting sovereignty. countries.
Wyck said this Sunday at an interfaith service in Port Harcourt to celebrate Armed Forces Memorial Day 2021.
The Governor’s Special Assistant for Media, Calvin Ebiri, quoted Weik in a statement as saying that the annual Military Memorial Day celebration is not enough to satisfy soldiers who have been injured or paid the final price. defending the country.
Wyck, however, called for special recognition for the fallen heroes and soldiers who are still fervently fighting bandits and rebels in parts of the country.
Vike said: “It is not easy when people say that we are ready to make sacrifices for this country. They gave their lives to protect us. While some of us are asleep, they are busy fighting to defend the country, the sovereignty of this country.
“At the same time, so many people died, some were injured to such an extent that they can no longer be useful to themselves for life. You know how painful it is for a man to go to work in the hope of returning home, but then the children are told that they lost their father because he went to defend the country.
“Therefore, we must pay special tribute to our fallen heroes and those who are still in the fighting. See what’s happening in Borno and Yobe states and across the country; banditry, uprisings.
“So we think the government should come up with something concrete so that when they go out and start fighting, their families will know that their parents have something to take care of their children.”
Meanwhile, the former governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha, on Monday allegedly commissioned the Rumuche-Rumuakunde-Ohna Avuse road in the Emohua local government area in the state of rivers.
According to a statement signed by State Commissioner for Information and Communications Paulinus Nsirim, Okorocha, whom Governor Niesom Vicke will meet in the state as a special guest of honor at a commissioning event scheduled for 11:00 am.
Source: – Punch Ng