Bello hails Armed Forces for keeping Nigeria one

LOKOJA- Gov. Yahaya Bello of Kogi, has commended the Armed Forces for their effort in keeping Nigeria as one country.He said this at the 2024 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Parade in Lokoja.Bello, represented by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Dr Folashade Ayoade, showered encomium on members of the Armed Forces for their sacrifice toward keeping the nation one.He paid special tributes to those who paid the supreme sacrifice in military expeditions within the country and across the globe.The governor celebrated the efforts of men and women of the armed forces who fought to keep the nation one, and praised them for their dedication and valor.Bello emphasised the importance of remembering and honoring the sacrifices made by these brave men and women.“We must ensure that their legacy lives on,” he said.The governor appreciated President Bola Tinubu, for his effort toward addressing the security challenges bedeviling the nation.Bello admonished well-meaning citizens to see the welfare of the ex-servicemen and women as well as the families of the fallen heroes as a collective responsibility to enhance their standard of living.The Chairman …

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Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Let’s Honor Our Fallen Heroes Through The Living – Taraba NUJ Chairman

By Sylvanus Viashima, Jalingo The Taraba State Chairman of the Nigerian Union of Journalists Comrade Mathew Eliud Jen has called on governments and Nigerians to honour the memories of members of the Armed forces who are no more by supporting their families and showing regards to those that are alive, either retired or still in active service. In a message to mark this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Jalingo, Jen said that whatever is done for the dead will have little significant to the extent that their relatives who are living amongst us are neglected and let to suffer. He regretted that most times, retired members of the armed forces are grossly disregarded while the society is increasingly showing less respect to the sacrifices of those in service. “Let me first of all extend my profound respect to the members of the Armed Forces, dead or alive, serving or retired. As a journalist working in the line of actions, I have every course to appreciate the huge sacrifices made by our Armed Forces who constantly put their lives on …

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Blood of fallen heroes sowed seed of unity in Nigeria– Akpabio

ABUJA- The President of the Senate, Sen. Godswill Akpabio, says the blood of the courageous men and women of the Armed Forces of Nigeria sowed the seed of unity and progress of Nigeria. Akpabio said this at the Interdenominational Church Service to mark the 2024 Armed Forces Remembrance Day, held at the National Christian Centre Abuja, on Sunday. He likened the sacrifices made by the military men and women to the blood of the martyrs as the seed of Christianity. According to him, the sacrifices being made by the military will never be in vain. “Just as the blood of the martyrs is the seed of Christianity, the blood of these courageous countrymen and women is and continues to be the seed of our unity and progress as a nation. “It is our solemn duty to ensure that they did not die in vain by promoting the peace and unity of Nigeria. “Nigeria, this great nation, is populated by people of diverse faiths. “Whether Christians, Muslims, or followers of other religions, Nigerians share a deep-rooted belief in God and the …

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