2023 AFRD: President Buhari, Ministers, Service Chiefs Lay Wreaths, Honour Memories of  Fallen Heroes 

As part of activities climaxing the grand finale of the 2023 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration, President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday 15 January 2023 led members of the Federal Executive Council, the Armed Forces and other eminent citizens to honour the memories of fallen heroes who had in the line of duty paid the supreme price defending the nation.
The President who was the Special Guest of Honour at the ceremony on arrival inspected the guards before proceeding to the Cenotaph with members of the Federal Executive Council and Service Chiefs as well as the Inspector General of Police to lay the wreath at the foot of the unknown soldiers.
High point of the solemn event featured the blowing of the last post, revielle  as well as the firing of  three volleys to bid the soul of the unknown soldiers farewell.
The President also signed the anniversary register and released birds of pigeon which stands as a mark of  peace and freedom for the nation.
The event was well attended by eminent personalities among whom are the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osimbanjo, the Senate President and Speaker House of Representatives, Senator Amad  Lawal and Rt Hon Femi Gbajabiamila.
Also in attendance were the National Presidents of the Officers wives association, members of the diplomatic community and widows as well as orphans left behind by the fallen heroes.

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