The President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, led top government officials and members of the diplomatic corps to honor the nations fallen heroes.
The event was the traditional laying of wreath marking the end of activities in the 2021-Armed Forces Remembrance Day which started with the launching of the remembrance emblem last year.
Buhari Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila; and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Tanko Muhammadu, led the nations security chiefs to lay wreath in honour of the fallen heroes.
The solemn event was held at the National Arcade, opposite Eagles Square, Three Arms Zone, Abuja.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, had on Thursday released a document titled Security checklist, as Nigeria marks Armed Forces Remembrance Day.
Adesina had said the remembrance Programme offered the opportunity to chronicle current landmark achievements by our military in tackling security challenges in the Country.