Enugu State Governor, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, today participated in the Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration, held nationwide every 15th January, to pray, honour and recognize those who laid down their lives and made the ultimate sacrifice for the peace and unity of the country.
Highlights of the annual event, include inspection of parade by the governor, Christian and Muslim prayers, laying of wreaths in honour of the fallen heroes, 21-gun salute, release of pigeons, among others.
Dignitaries at the annual event, which took place at the Michael Okpara Square, Enugu, include the Deputy Governor, Hon. Mrs. Cecilia Ezeilo, Speaker of the State Assembly, Rt. Hon. Edward Ubosi, State Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Priscilla Ngozi Emehelu, President, State Customary Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice George Nnamani, the General Officer Commanding 82 Division of the Nigerian Army, Enugu, Brig. Gen. Lasisi Adegboye, other heads of security agencies in the state, the Chairman, Enugu State Council of Traditional Rulers, HRH Igwe Amb. Lawrence Agubuzu, among others.