President Muhammadu Buhari will this morning lead members of his cabinet and government to mark this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day.
January 15 every year is set aside to honour the fallen and living heroes of the country whose sacrifices of love for fatherland have continued to keep the country as one indivisible entity.
Today’s event which was kicked off last November 15 with the launching of the Remembrance Day emblem by the President will be high-pointed with military parades by all the branches of the Nigerian Armed Forces, laying of wreaths at the Remembrance Day Arcade as well as the release of pigeons to signify peace for the nation and her people.
Ahead of the event today, a Special Juma’at prayer was held at the National Mosque , president Muhammadu Buhari urged Nigerians to continue to pray for peace, unity and progress in the country. He also tasked Nigerians to pray for the gallant men and women who laid down their lives in the service of their country.

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