Parade of armed forces Friday, 15 January, 2016 at the Arcade ground,Oke Mosan, Abeokuta. Photo: Abiodun Onafuye, Abeokuta.The men of the Nigerian Army ready for gun salute today at the Arcade ground, Oke Mosan, Abeokuta. Photo: Abiodun Onafuye, AbeokutaGovernor Ibikunle Amosun while releasing white pigeon,signifying peace in the state. Photo: Abiodun Onafuye, AbeokutaGovernor Ibikunle Amosun while releasing white pigeon,signifying peace in the state. Photo: Abiodun Onafuye, Abeokuta
Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state, southwest Nigeria, has advised Nigerians to always show love and affection to the families of fallen heroes.
He reminded the people that, irrespective of all what could be happening to us, Nigeria must remain indivisible.
Amosun stated this Friday while speaking with newsmen at the arcade ground, Abeokuta, immediately after the completion of this year’s armed forces remembrance day celebration in the state.
According to him, “there is need for us to appreciate the families of the fallen heroes. We should take good care of their families, we should show appreciation to those who are fighting at the war front.
“Some people are out there day and night, fighting and protecting us. We cannot pretend not to know they are there sacrificing their lives for us.
“We must show love, affection and appreciation to them and also to the families of those who lost their lives.
“What I want to let us know is that to ensure peace continues to reign in the country, we must love one another and Nigeria must remain one.”
The governor led in the laying of wreaths and was followed by the service chiefs and the four paramount rulers in the state.
Others that laid wreaths are; Commander, 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, Brig.Gen. M. S. Dan Walks; Commandant, Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Abeokuta, Lt. Commander F.U. Arukwe; State Commissioner of Police, Abdulmajid Ali; Chairman, Nigerian Legion, …Read More
Source:: PM Newspaper