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Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State laying wreaths on the statue of the fallen heroes during the Grand Finale of 2015 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration held in Asaba, the Delta State capital yesterday.

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State laying wreaths on the statue of the fallen heroes during the Grand Finale of 2015 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration held in Asaba, the Delta State capital yesterday.

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State inspecting a guard of honour mounted by the detachment of the Nigeria Army during the Grand Finale of 2015 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration held in Asaba, the Delta State capital yesterday

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State inspecting a guard of honour mounted by the detachment of the Nigeria Army during the Grand Finale of 2015 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration held in Asaba, the Delta State capital yesterday

 

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State inspecting a guard of honour mounted by the detachment of the Nigeria Army during the Grand Finale of 2015 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration held in Asaba, the Delta State capital yesterday

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State inspecting a guard of honour mounted by the detachment of the Nigeria Army during the Grand Finale of 2015 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration held in Asaba, the Delta State capital yesterday

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State inspecting a guard of honour mounted by the detachment of the Nigeria Army during the Grand Finale of 2015 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration held in Asaba, the Delta State capital yesterday

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State inspecting a guard of honour mounted by the detachment of the Nigeria Army during the Grand Finale of 2015 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration held in Asaba, the Delta State capital yesterday

It was a solemn ceremony Wednesday in Asaba, as Delta State Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan led prominent Deltans to lay wreaths at the foot of the statute of the unknown Soldier as part of activities to conclude the 2015 Armed Forces Remembrance Day celebration.
Governor Uduaghan also inspected a guard of honour mounted by the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Airforce, members of the Nigerian Legion, among others at the cenotaph.
Other dignitaries who laid wreath at the occasion, included, Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Peter Onwusanya, the Chief Judge, Justice Abiodun Smith, Commandants of different security agencies in the state, traditional rulers, religious leaders, chairman, Nigerian Legion.
Also, there was 21 one gun salute in honour of the fallen heroes while pigeons were released to signal peace.
January 15 of every year was set aside by the Nigerian government to honour soldiers who died in wars for peaceful co-existence in the world.
Photo: Henry Unini
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