PICTURES: Launch of Sale of Emblem to Mark the 2015 Armed Forces Remembrance Day


“We are gathered here today to open up the floodgates of our national memory and spare some thoughts on the numerous sacrifices that the members of the Nigerian Armed Forces have made to protect our freedom and preserve our nationhood”. These were the striking words of the governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano at a special ceremony held yesterday to launch the sale of emblem to mark the 2015 Armed Forces Remembrance Day at the Conference Hall, Government House, Awka.

The governor who was represented by the Deputy Governor of the State, Dr Nkem Okeke in appreciating the worthy roles of the armed forces in national security noted that “without the sacrifices of the Nigerian servicemen, there would have been no Nigeria today. We must never lose sight of their bravery nor fail to acknowledge their patriotism”

Present at the event were the Deputy Speaker of Anambra State House of Assembly, Rt Hon Chukwudi Orizu, Chief Judge of the State, Justice Peter Umeadi, Secretary to the State Government, Hon Oseloka Obaze, President of the Customary Court of Appeal, Honourable Commissioners and many other political appointees.

Also at the ceremony were heads of the security agencies in the State;

Here is the event in pictures…

Deputy-Governor,Dr Nkem Okeke (right) with Chief Judge, Justice Peter Umeadi

Deputy Speaker, Rt Hon Chukwudi Orizu being decorated

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