Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration 2017: IBB sues for national unity
Ibrahim Babangida, has called for national unity, noting that “in our
collective and individual resolves, we should keep Nigeria’s unity,
irrespective of sectional, religious and cultural leanings”.
to mark his 75th birthday celebration at the Hilltop, Minna, Niger State.
Babangida expressed joy that this year’s
celebration is coming at a time our armed forces are gaining more ground
in the fight against insurgency.
by our men and women of the armed forces especially the fallen heroes that paid
the supreme sacrifices of maintaining peace not only in our country but
beyond the shores of Nigeria”.
terrorists, Babangida posited that recent events across the country on general
insecurity and economic sabotage are a
source of concern to every well-meaning Nigerian.
over the way and manner soldiers who fought for the peace, unity and progress
of the country are neglected and pleaded for a special attention and support
mark the Armed Forces Remembrance Appeal Week, held at Government House, Minna.
Announcing a cash donation of N6million, on behalf of the state government and
a personal donation of N250, 000, the governor directed all local government
councils in the state to support legionnaires.