Tinubu Leads Dignitaries to Mark Armed Forces Remembrance Day 

Deji Elumoye in Abuja 

Activities to mark the annual Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration (AFRDC) are underway at the National Arcade, Eagle Square in Abuja. 

President Bola Tinubu, who arrived the venue of the celebration at 10am, is leading other high profile dignitaries including the Senate President, Senator Godswill Akpabio; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Tajudeen Abbas; Chief Justice of the Federation (CJN), Justice Olukayode Ariwoola and members of the diplomatic corps to commemorate the day.

The AFRDC is an annual event organized by the Ministry of Defence to commemorate the country’s fallen heroes who paid the ultimate sacrifice for the sake of humanity during the First and Second World wars, the Nigerian Civil War, Peace Support Operations around the world, as well as various Internal Security Operations. 

All Services Chiefs led by the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Christopher Musa, and heads of other security agencies, among others, also grace the ceremony.

Details later…

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