President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the families of the fallen heroes that the government will not abandon its plans to improve their standard of living as a matter of top national priority.
President Buhari made this known through the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi who represented him at this year’s Armed forces Remembrance Day Celebration Jumat prayer, which held today at the National Mosque Abuja, the nation’s capital.
He said the government is appreciative of the sacrifices of the serving, retired and soldiers who paid the supreme price towards safeguarding the Nation’s territorial integrity.
The Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces described the annual Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration of which special jumat service represents a significant segment as a token of expression of love and a platform to besiege Almighty Allah to uphold the families they left behind.
The special prayer was attended by serving top Military hierarchies and members of the diplomatic communities.