RSG Releases Armed Forces Remembrance Day Programme


The office of the Secretary to the Rivers State Government has rolled out the programme of activities to mark the 2012 Army Forces Remembrance Day in the State.

A statement by the Permanent Secretary, Special Services Bureau and Chairman, State Central Planning Committee, Mr. Stovens A. Okari, said the ceremony begins on Sunday, January 8, with an inter-denominational Church Service at St. Barnabas (Ang.) Church, Elekahia, Port Harcourt at 10 am.

The Christian Church Service would be followed by Juma’ Service on Friday, January 13, to be held at 2 Amphibious Brigade, Bori Camp, Port Harcourt. Time is 1pm, while Sunday, January 15 would be wreath laying ceremony at the Isaac Boro Park Cenotaph, Port Harcourt. Time is 10am.

The statement advised all civil servants in the state, government functionaries, traditional rulers, community leaders, the State chapter of  the Nigerian Legion, religious and youths organisations, voluntary organisations, Labour Unions and captains of industry to be part of the events lined up in honour of the fallen heroes and the legionnaires.


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