Government officials honour fallen heroes

Government officials honour fallen heroes

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President of the Senate, officials honour fallen heroes

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Government officials honour fallen heroes.

Governors and Senate President Godswill Akpabio honoured fallen heroes on Sunday for making the ultimate sacrifice to preserve national sovereignty.

According to Akpabio, maintaining and defending Nigeria’s unity is the responsibility of the men and women in the armed forces. Unity in Nigeria was achieved at a high cost.

Additionally, he stated that the goal of the administration of President Bola Tinubu was to maintain Nigeria’s unity and indivisibility.

Speaking during the 2024 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration held at the National Christian Centre in Abuja, Akpabio was part of an interdenominational church service.

“If only we could share their pain, then we would truly understand the imperative of eschewing insecurity and violence in all its forms,” stated the Senate President.

“Let us honour the bravery and recognise the sacrifices made by our men and women in the armed forces once more.

Let’s show our support for the families of the heroes and heroines who have died.

promise that in order to meet the difficulties you encounter as result of your loss, the government will keep developing new policies.

In same vein, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, the governor of Ekiti State, urged the populace to assist the families of the Nigerian heroes who have lost their lives as well as the legacy of love, unity, and patriotism.

At the 2024 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Thanksgiving Service in Ado Ekiti on Sunday, the governor was represented by Brig. Gen. Ebenezer Ogundana (retired), his Special Adviser on Security Matters.

According to Oyebanji, “Armed Forces Remembrance Day was established to honour the valiant efforts of the fallen heroes who fought for Nigeria’s peace and unity as well as the distinguished service of retired soldiers.

“Given these sacrifices, the public ought to give them lot of appreciation.

The people need to stand for the family they left behind as well as the traditions of love, solidarity, and patriotism.

Rev. Fr. Hyacinth Alia, the governor of Benue State, added that Nigerians ought to be kind to the families of the slain heroes.

The governor gave a speech on Sunday during the 2024 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Interdenominational Service held in the Chapel of Grace, Government House, Makurdi.

“The only way those who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty to keep the country safe can forget their ugly moments while in service is by meeting their needs,” he stated.

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