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Government holds interdenominational service to mark Armed Forces Remembrance Day

By Guardian Nigeria
10 January 2022   |   3:01 am
Federal Government has held an interdenominational church service in Abuja, the nation’s capital, as part of activities to mark Armed Forces Remembrance Day

[FILES] Armed Forces Remembrance Day

Federal Government has held an interdenominational church service in Abuja, the nation’s capital, as part of activities to mark Armed Forces Remembrance Day, scheduled for January 15.

It was held at National Christian Centre, Abuja, and was attended by Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor; and other service chiefs.

Also in attendance were special envoys, including representatives of military organisations from other countries, and families of the nation’s fallen heroes.

The yearly celebration serves as an avenue for honouring fallen heroes who laid down their lives in service to humanity during the First and Second World War, Nigerian Civil War, peace support and various internal security operations.