From Wilson Bako Lafia
The Nasarawa State Governor, Engr. Abdullahi Sule has urged all and sundry, to continue to pray for the sustenance of peace, unity and respect for human values and dignity.
The governor who made the plea at the launching of the 2019 emblems day held in Lafia, last Thursday also called on Nigerians to unite and fight all divisive forces and tendencies in our communities for the continuous stability, peace and progress of the society.
He commended members of the Nigeria Legion for their steadfastness, perseverance, self-discipline and partnership with government and urged them to sustain their support for the policies and programmes of this administration.
Sule promised to accord the desired respect to the legionnaires and support the wellbeing of the Nigeria Legion.
The Governor said it is pertinent to note that, “ as partners in the determination to move our State forward, I urge you all as the conscience of our people and, indeed, all citizens of our dear State, to resolve today and henceforth, to embrace and promote tolerance and mutual co-existence so that Nasarawa State may always experience the level of peace, harmony and tranquility for which we are widely known and acclaimed”.
He enjoined all citizens of the state to continue to remain peaceful and submissive to the constituted authority so as to be evolved democracy to flourish in the interest of our society.
Governor Sule directed all government ministries and agencies, as well as Non-Governmental Organizations to patronize the services of members of the Nigerian Legion by engaging them in productive ventures, and assured that Government will continue to provide for the welfare of members of the Legion within available resources.
The governor also directed government functionaries in the State to ensure that they wear the Remembrance Emblem throughout the period of this celebration.