The Federal Government has ordered the closure of roads accessing the Arcade of the Federal Secretariat complexes and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja.
Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF) gave the directive in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja by Mr AbudulGaniyu Aminu, Director of Communications.
The closure, Yemi-Esan said is in view of the upcoming activities marking the 2022 celebration of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day set aside to honour the fallen heroes.
“The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan is pleased to inform Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) and indeed the general public of the closure of access roads to the Arcade, Federal Secretariat Complex and environs on Friday by 2 p.m prompt.
“This is in view of the upcoming activities marking the 2022 celebration of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day set aside to honour our fallen heroes”, the statement said.
The event, she said, involves the Wreath laying ceremony by President Muhammadu Buhari, and other top government officials and members of the Diplomatic Corps which will be held on Saturday.
The Armed Forces Remembrance Day is observed every Jan. 15 to honour fallen heroes of the Nigerian Armed Forces in various wars and national assignments.