Nigerians across the globe on Monday , paid respect and prayed for those in the armed forces who paid the Supreme price for the preservation of Nigeria’s unity.
In a ceremony in Abuja attended by President Mohammadu Buhari, the Vice-president and the service chiefs, a wreath was laid for the fallen heroes with similar events taking place in the 36 states of the Federation.
The Governor of Borno State had earlier on Monday, prayed with the officers and theatre commanders of Operation Lafya Dole, asking for the repose of those who have departed.
The Governor, who thanked the officers for their service, said that his government will do all it can to ensure a better working condition for those fighting at the frontline.
The Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, in a ceremony held at the Isaac Adaka Boro’s Park,
thanked the members of the armed forces for their role in maintaining law and order in the state and prayed that God will grant eternal rest to those who are departed.