The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA has commended the efforts and gallantry of the men of the Nigerian Armed forces for safeguarding the territorial integrity of Nigeria nation over the years.
In a statement signed by NMA National Publicity Secretary, Dr Obitade Obimakinde stressed the need for Nigerians to show appreciation to the men of the Armed Forces and pray for peace as the general elections draw close
The statement says NMA president,Dr Francis Adedayo Faduyile and the entire body of Doctors in Nigeria join the President and Commander in Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces, President Muhamnadu Buhari (GCFR) and Nigerians on the occasion of the Armed Forces Remembrance day marked today 15th January 2019.
The NMA wishes to salute the efforts and gallantry of the men of the Nigerian Armed forces for safeguarding the territorial integrity of Nigeria nation over the years. The NMA recognizes and salute the selflessness of the fallen heroes of the Nigerian Armed Forces for paying the supreme price for our Nation. It is our belief that your sacrifices will not be in vain. May your beautiful souls continue to rest in peace.
The efforts of our armed forces in providing security (internal and external) in recent years is highly commendable. The counter-terrorism activities of our soldiers in containing insurgencies in some parts of the country is appreciated.
We admonish the government not to relent in its support to the Armed Forces in terms of human and material resources needed for security of Nigerians.
As we remember our fallen heroes today, we urge Nigerians to show appreciation to the men of the Armed Forces and pray for peace in our land as we approach the general elections.