Obaseki Lauds Military For Keeping Nigeria Together.
Benin City - Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, yesterday commended the military for their role in keeping Nigeria together and ensuring peaceful coexistence among the citizenry.
He also lauded the sacrifices and enormous contributions of ex-service men to ensure peace, unity and stability for the nation’s growth and development.
Obaseki stated this during the ceremony marking this year’s lunch of the ‘Emblem Appeal Fund’ and Armed Forces Remembrance Day held at the Urhokpota Hall, King’s Square, Benin City.
The governor also used the occasion to appreciate the efforts of the exservicemen, whose huge sacrifices he said had been responsible for the peace and unity being enjoyed across the country today, assuring them of the state government’s support. He said: “The fact that we have a country today is as a result of the effort of these great men.”