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Gov. Namadi launches Armed Forces Emblem, donates N5m Emblem

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By Hassan Turaki

Gov. Umar Namadi of Jigawa, on behalf of the State government, launched the Armed Forces Emblem with N5 million and a personal donation of N500, 000 to the ex-servicemen.

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Namadi disclosed this during the 2024 Armed Forces Emblem Appeal Fund launch at Government House in Dutse.

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He expressed appreciation to the war veterans, both fallen and living, for making invaluable sacrifices that kept Nigeria a united country.

The governor urged other Nigerians to reciprocate the gesture by supporting and appreciating their heroic efforts to the country.

“I therefore invite all those present here to donate to the cause of these veterans, their widows and families,” the governor said.

On his part, the Speaker, Jigawa State House of Assembly, announced the donation of an1.5 million on behalf of himself and other 29 members of the assembly.

Also, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Bala Ibrahim, personaally donates N50,000 and announced N20,000 by each of the members of the State Executive Council (SEC), while the Head of the State Civil Service (HoS), Alhaji Muhammad Dagaceri, announced N20,000 by all Heads of MDAs.

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On his part, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Ahmadu Abdullah, announced N150,000 on behalf of officers and men of the police command, while the representative of the DSS announced N20,000 donation.

On their the five Emirs of the state, announced NN50,000 each through the Wambai of Dutse, Alhaji Mustafa Aminu, while the Chairman of Dutse Council and the state Chairman of Association of Local Governments Association of Nigeria (ALGON), Malam Bala Usman, announced N300,00 as his personal donation and N100,000 from the 27 Local Government Councils of the state.

While Technical Advisers to the governor pledged N10,000 each, Special Assistans N50,000 each, representatives of Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) pledged N10,000, Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) N10,000, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) N20,000, Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) N50,000 and Hisbah Board N20,000.

Also, Malam Muhammad Zangina, the Chairman of the Correspondent Chapel, pledged N50,000 donation on behalf of his members.

On his part, the Chairman of the Nigerian Legion in the state, Mr Aliyu Shehu, commanded the state government and donors for the gesture.

 

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