The Commander 6 Division Garrison of the Nigerian Army, Brigadier General Edet Effiong, has distributed palliatives to 85 widows within Port Harcourt barracks, Rivers State.
This was revealed in a statement posted on the official X handle of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday, November 8.
The statement partly read, “The Commander 6 Division Garrison, Nigerian Army/Commander, Sector 3, Joint Task Force, South-South, Operation DELTA SAFE, Brigadier General Edet Effiong has distributed palliatives to widows within Port Harcourt barracks.
“The gesture was made to a total number of 85 widows at the 6 Division Garrison, Port Harcourt Barracks.”
While addressing the widows, Effiong stated that the palliatives are meant to provide succour to them as they navigate this challenging time.
He added that there was nothing that would be given to them that could compensate them for the loss of their loved ones, who had sacrificed their lives for this great nation and humanity.
The Commander further encouraged them not to give up, adding that they had the power to overcome adversity and build a meaningful life.
The statement added that this intervention was in addition to numerous other activities geared towards enhancing the living standard of troops and their families in Port Harcourt barracks.