The event which was held to honour the fallen heroes was also attended by the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, the Secretary to Government of the Federation, and the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed.
Other dignitaries at the event include the Minister of Defence, Major-General Bashi Magashi, Minister of FCT, Mohammed Bello, Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor, Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya, Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo, Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marahal Ishiaka Oladayo Amao and the Inspector General of Police, Alkali Baba.
The colourful ceremony, which is observed every January 15, usually holds at the National Arcade, opposite the Eagle Square, Abuja.
The 2022 edition featured parade by the Nigerian Armed Forces. The event holds simultaneously across the 36 States of the federation.
Photos Of 2022 Armed Forces Remembrance Day
Meanwhile, Air Peace has announced the introduction of a priority boarding policy for Nigeria’s military personnel, both serving and retired, to honour them for the huge sacrifices they make for the nation.