His Excellency Umaru Tanko Almakura has made it known that the Army Remembrance Day was a day to reflect on the sacrifices of our soldiers and the unity of our country.
Gov. Almakura made known speaking to the press at the 2017 Army Remembrance Day Parade at the Lafia Square where along with the Security Chiefs and the Representative of the Traditional Council he laid wreaths in honor of the unknown soldier and released pigeons .
The Governor congratulated the Commander in Chief President Muhammadu Buhari and the members of the armed force for what they had done for the country, assuring them of the support of the people as they continue to defend the nation against external and internal enemies of the state.
Gov. Almakura called on the public to ensure vigilance, support and commitment as their way of being part of the security arrangement within the nation. He tasked Nigerians to show support for the Nigerian administration towards keeping the country united and peaceful.