FG Orders Closure Of Roads, Federal Secretariat To Celebrate Armed Forces Day

The AFRD is observed every January 15 to honour fallen heroes of the Nigerian Armed Forces in various wars and national assignments.

Nigeria's Head Of Service, Folashade Yemi-Esan / Photo credit: naijanews.com
Nigeria's Head Of Service, Folashade Yemi-Esan / Photo credit: naijanews.com

The Federal Government has ordered the closure of roads accessing Arcade, the phase I, II and III of the Federal Secretariat complexes and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja.

Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF) gave the directive in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja by Mr. AbudulGaniyu Aminu, Director of Communications, office of the HOCSF.

The closure, Yemi-Esan said is in view of the upcoming activities marking the 2022 celebration of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day set aside to honour the fallen heroes.

“The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan is pleased to inform Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and indeed the general public of the closure of access roads to the Arcade, Federal Secretariat Complex and environs on Friday by 2p.m prompt.

“This is in view of the upcoming activities marking the 2022 celebration of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day set aside to honour our fallen heroes.”

The event, she said, involves the Wreath laying ceremony by President Muhammadu Buhari, and other top government officials and members of the Diplomatic Corps which will hold on Saturday.

The AFRD is observed every January 15 to honour fallen heroes of the Nigerian Armed Forces in various wars and national assignments.

(NAN)

Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe

Written by Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe

Chinyere Fred-Adegbulugbe is the Editor of The Interview Abuja, has worked as a journalist in Punch Nigeria Nigeria Limited and also LEADERSHIP Newspapers where she rose to become the Editorial Director.