Nigeria Armed Forces Day: Federal Govt Orders Closure Of Roads, Federal Secretariat
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.
The Federal Government has announced preparation for the 2021 Nigeria Armed Forces Day.
The government 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.
Evelyn Ngige, Permanent Secretary, Office of the Head of the Civil Service, announced the measure in a statement on Tuesday.
The closure would be between 12:00 noon January 14 and 1:00 pm January 15, according to NAN.
Ngige said: ''The 2021 Armed Forces remembrance day celebration will climax with the wreath-laying ceremony by President Muhammadu Buhari, in the company of senior government officials and members of the Diplomatic Corps at the National Arcade, Abuja on Friday, January 15
“All officers whose Ministries, Department and Agencies located within these office complexes are expected to close early on Thursday, and resume late on Friday as specified.''
The annual event honours civil war heroes and those who fought for various peace support wars and internal security operations.