President Muhammadu Buhari has announced today work-free for members of the Armed Forces.
Buhari also directed that the national flag be flown at half-mast in honour of the late Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other military officers and men who died in a plane crash in Kaduna on Friday.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha said in a statement that the President directed that the national flag be flown at half-mast in all public buildings, facilities, and official residences.
Mustapha said:”His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria, has authorised that the national flag should be flown at half-mast in all public buildings, facilities, and official residences with effect from Monday 24th to Wednesday, 26th May 2021.
“This approval is to honour the memory and services of the late COAS, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, 10 senior military and service members who lost their lives in the plane crash on Friday 21 st May 2021.
“The President has similarly approved a work-free day for members of the Armed Forces on Monday 24th May 2021.”