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Armed Forces Day Jumat: Gov. Makinde Calls for Sustenance of Sovereignty

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo has admonished families of the fallen heroes to keep their hope alive and never let the labor of the heroes past be in vain.

Governor Makinde, who was represented at the special Jumat at Oja’ba Central Mosque to commemorate the 2021 Armed Forces Remembrance Day by the Deputy Chief of Staff, Mr Abdul Mojeed  Mogbonjubola, urged military men, who are still in service to keep defending the sovereignty of the Nation.

The governor, who sympathized with families of the fallen heroes who lost their lives during the course of serving the Nation, urged Nigerian soldiers to continue to enhance the unity of the country. 

In his sermon, the Chief Imam of Ibadanland, Sheik AbdulGaniyy Abubakri Agbotomokekere, acknowledged the sacrifice of the fallen war veterans and urged those who are still in service not to relent in protecting the lives and properties of every citizens.

He thereafter prayed for the families of the fallen heroes and wished the dead eternal rest.

Rasheeda Makinde

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