January 15th represents the Nigeria’s Armed Forces Remembrance day which is a day set aside every year to remember war veterans. and was primarily marked in a special ceremony held in Abuja, Nigeria, while others states including Lagos and Sokoto also joined in the day’s celebration, according to a Channels report.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, Vice President Namadi Sambo, and other dignitaries were present in Abuja for the celebrations.
Check out some of the pictures from the Abuja, Lagos, and Sokoto Remembrance day events:
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