As part of the Weeklong Armed forces remembrance activities for the Year 2017,Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla attended the Grand finale with a Wreath laying ceremony in honour of the fallen heroes at Mahmud Ribadu Square Yola.
Governor Jibrilla use the occasion to pray for the repose of the fallen heroes and commisserated with the families of the gallant soldiers ,and he also pray for peaceful coexistence and unity of the people of Adamawa state and Nigeria at large.
Other personalities who graced the occasion includes the Brigade Commander of the 23 Brigade Yola Brigadier General Benson Akinruluye, NAF commander, Adamawa state Commissioner of Police Musa Kimo, and the Galadima Adamawa Alhaji Mustapha Aminu who represented His Royal Highness Lamido Adamawa Dr Muhammadu Barkindo Aliyu Mustafa. as well as the State Chairman of the Nigerian Legion Retired Warrant Master Officer Bashir Baba Yola and other top government functionaries.
BY: Yunusa Abdullahi
Government House, Yola