Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Friday saluted the sacrifices of officers of the Nigerian Armed Forces, urging the citizens to continue to offer support to families of fallen heroes and pray for their departed souls.
Speaking at the Armed Forces Remembrance Day, AbdulRazaq called on everyone to embrace peace for the sustainable development of the country.
“We must continue to seek peace and believe in one Nigeria, and continue to pray for the souls of the departed – those who risked their lives for this country to be one. We must continue to cherish their services and never forget them,” the Governor said at the event commemorating the Day in Ilorin.
“As you know, the government is battling with the resources on all fronts. Like the President said, he would continue to meet the demands of men of service. We thank them for their services. We do appreciate their efforts day and night,” he added.
The event was well attended by government functionaries and distinguished personalities.