Check Out The Photos From The Funeral of 22 Officers Killed in Niger State, Nigeria

In a solemn ceremony held today on August 25, 2023, the nation came together to pay their respects and bid farewell to the 22 brave soldiers who tragically lost their lives during a combat and air crash incident in Niger State on August 14, 2023. The poignant event unfolded at the military cemetery in the heart of Abuja, where the fallen heroes were laid to rest.

The ceremony was a poignant reminder of the sacrifices made by these valiant soldiers in service to their country. It was attended by a gathering of mourners that included the grief-stricken wives of the fallen soldiers, their grieving family members, and distinguished government functionaries. Among the dignitaries present were the Minister of Defence, Abubakar Badaru, and the State counterpart, Bello Matawalle, both of whom offered their condolences and unwavering support to the bereaved families.

Also in attendance was the esteemed Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Christopher Musa, who paid tribute to the fallen soldiers and their unwavering commitment to defending the nation. The ceremony served as a poignant reminder of the dedication and sacrifices made by the brave soldiers, and it was a testament to the nation’s gratitude for their service.

In this time of mourning and remembrance, the nation comes together to honor the memory of these 22 heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

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