Buhari orders National Flag to Fly at Half Mast in Honour of Late Military Officers

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President Muhammadu Buhari, has authorized that the National Flag be flown at half-mast in all public buildings, facilities and official residences with effect from today Monday, May 24 to Wednesday, May 26, 2021.

According to a statement signed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation Mr. Boss Mustapha, this approval is to honour the memory and services of the Late Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru, ten senior military and service members who lost their lives in the plane crash on Friday, May 21, 2021.

Mr Mustapha further notes that President Buhari has also approved a work-free day for members of the Armed Forces on Monday 24th May 24, 2021.

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