By Stanley Onyekwere
The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has enjoined all staff to wear the emblem at all times as a mark of respect for the nation’s fallen heroes.
Bello gave the charge when members of the Legion paid a courtesy visit to the FCTA, and decorated him and other principal officers of the Administration with the year 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day emblem.
He commended members of the Nigerian military for their contribution towards nation building including the creation of the FCT whose founding fathers he said were made up mostly of members of the Armed Forces.
The Minister therefore pledged the continuous support of the FCT Administration to the Nigerian Legion, and assured members of the Legion that FCTA’s donation for the Armed Forces Remembrance Day will be paid promptly.
Speaking earlier, the leader of the delegation and National Chairman of the Nigerian Legion, Brig. Gen. Jones Akpa (Rtd) said that the Legion was empowered by law to oversee the management of all welfare issues of veterans who have disengaged honourably from the Nigerian Armed Forces.
He also expressed the Legion’s appreciation to the FCTA for all the support rendered to it over the years.