Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has called for the remembrance of the nation’s fallen heroes not only during the Armed Forces Day celebration.
The governor who made the call at the special Jumat service to mark the 2023 Armed Forces Remembrance Day held at Kobiti Central Mosque, Abeokuta stated that fallen heroes played crucial roles in protecting the integrity and safety of the citizens.
Governor Abiodun, who was represented by his deputy, Mrs. Noimot Salako-Oyedele acknowledged the huge sacrifice made by service men and women for the sovereignty of the country must be remembered at all times and not only during the annual Armed Forces Day celebration.
The governor called on the citizens to embrace peace and unity for national development.
Governor Abiodun assured the people of the state that his government would continue to work with the security agencies for the enhanced security architecture of the state.
He also advised Nigerians to participate in the forthcoming general elections.