Nigerian Legion extols Akeredolu over Non Collecteral Loans To Widows Of Fallen Heroes

The State Chairman of the Nigerian Legion, Col Olu Apata (Rtd), Ondo State Chapter, has commended Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu for giving non-collecteral loans to the widows, dependants of fallen heroes and family of living heroes in the state.

The Governor gave approval for the loans during the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day held at Akure, Ondo State.

He said the kind gesture of the governor was extended to the family of living heroes as a way of celebrating them while the retired officers are still alive.

Col Apata said Akeredolu is a governor that promise and fulfil his promises, saying he is optimistic that the beneficiaries will soon access the loan through the State Micro Credit Agency.

No fewer than 80 widows and children of the fallen heros and wives of living heros were empowered with non-collateral loans by the Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu,SAN.

Governor Akeredolu presented the Cheques to the beneficiaries during the parade and laying of wreaths.

A total sum of N9.8 million was disbursed to the beneficiaries as non-collateral loans through Ondo State Micro-Credit Agency as part of the efforts of the Governor Akeredolu administration at making lives more meaningful to the widows of the fallen heroes.

Qualified dependants of fallen heroes who are into micro, small and medium enterprises requiring support were also given non-collaterised loans to start off or boost their businesses.

In his address, Governor Akeredolu assured that his administration will not relent in its efforts at making the well-being of the dependants of the fallen heroes a priority.

He added that the state will also not shy away from continuing to contribute its quota to the well-being of security officers in the State.

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