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General News of Friday, 14 January 2022

Source: www.thisdaylive.com

FG cordons off Abuja roads connecting national arcade for Armed Forces Day

Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan

The federal government has ordered the temporary closure of parts of the roads connecting the Arcade of the Federal Secretariat complexes and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja.

The closure takes effect from 2.00 p.m. on Friday, January 14.

The Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan notified the general public, Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the development via a circular- HCSF/PS/SWO/007/iv/552.

The circular was signed by the Permanent Secretary, Service Welfare Office, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Dr. Ngozi Onwudiwe, on behalf of the Head of Service of the Federation.

The Media Director, Office of the Head of Service of the Federation, AbudulGaniyu Aminu, in a statement on Friday, January 14, said that closure was in view of the upcoming activities to mark the 2022 celebration of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day set aside to honour the nation’s fallen heroes.

“This event which involves the Wreath laying ceremony by President, Muhammadu Buhari, accompanied by top government officials and members of the Diplomatic Corps will hold on Saturday, January 15, at the National Arcade, Abuja.

“To this end, all offices within the Federal Secretariat Complex are to be vacated at 2.00pm on Friday, January 14,” he said.

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