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Defence Headquarters to close some routes for Armed Forces Day

As part of activities to ensure the smooth celebration of this year’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day Parade, the Nigerian Defence Headquarters has announced that certain routes will be blocked in the morning within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, during the event.

The event takes place on Tuesday 15 January, 2019 at the National Arcade Abuja by 9am, and is a day celebrated on January 15th every year to honour the nation’s fallen heroes who paid the supreme price for peace and security in the nation.

According to a statement from the Acting Director of Defence Information, Brigadier General John Agim, the following routes will be affected by the activities:

a. Court of Appeal junction

b. Foreign Affairs junction

c. Bayelsa House junction

d. Benue House junction

e. Phase 3 flyover

f. Aso Drive by phase 3

g. Mopol gate behind National Arcade.

Defence Headquarters however regrets all inconveniences and called on the entire public to join the Armed Forces in remembering the fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives for peace and security of the nation.

Source: Voice of Nigeria