The Federal Government, in preparation for the 2021 Nigeria Armed Forces Day slated for January 15, has ordered the closure of roads accessing Arcade, the phase I, II and III of the Federal Secretariat complexes and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja.
This measure was disclosed by the Permanent Secretary, Office of the Head of the Civil Service, Evelyn Ngige in a statement.
The closure is to take effect between 12:00 noon January 14 and 1:00 pm January 15.
Further, the celebration will climax with the wreath-laying ceremony by President Muhammadu Buhari, senior government officials and members of the Diplomatic Corps.
Ngige noted that “All officers whose Ministries, Department and Agencies located within these office complexes are expected to close early on Thursday, and resume late on Friday as specified.”
This event is held annually to honour civil war heroes and those who have fought for various support wars and internal security operations.