…Urges support for military
A human rights group, Save Nigeria Movement on Sunday donated 100 bags of rice and 50 packs of medical supplies as well as slippers to three orphanage homes across the senatorial districts of Benue State.
The gesture according to the group is a mark of honor to the Nigerian military particularly the Nigeria Army for it’s sacrifices in the country which has brought seeming stability in the north central.
Speaking during the presentation of the items, the executive director of the group Rev Solomon Semaka revealed appealed to stakeholders to see the struggle for peace as a collective obligation noting that society can only thrive when there is peace.
“Security of lives and property remains a collective objective, we can not leave everything to the security agencies alone, they need our moral support to compliment their efforts for everyone of us to experience peace”.
The group further explained that the gesture was it’s modest effort to encourage the Nigeria Army under the leadership of Gen Turkur Buratai to continue to play their constitutional roles in high spirits.
The group emphasized the role of stakeholders to keep the morale of the military high at all times, noting that distractions were not going to facilitate the desired peace that the nation seeks at the moment.
“Our troops are also Nigerians, their distinction is just the oath they took to defend our country, which is why they deserve every moral support”.
Responding on behalf of the orphanage homes, Dr Tessy Oduma thanked the group for the donations and appreciated the Nigeria Army for the sacrifices they are putting forward to secure the country.
“We will rally our orphaned children to continue to cry and pray to God for the military leadership to succeed and God will hear us I believe.
“The military watches us after God so they need our prayers to deliver at all times, I urge every Nigerian to take up the challenge. Every Nigerian is a soldier and that should be the guiding spirit”, Oduma added.