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At Last, Nigerian Government Flies National Flags At Half Mast In Honour of Late Army Officers After SaharaReporters’ Story




In what seems like an afterthought, the Nigerian authorities has lastly flown the nationwide flags hoisted on the fashionable ‘Eagle Sq.’ at half mast after a report by SaharaReporters.


SaharaReporters had on Monday revealed a report, video and photos of how the federal government ignored its personal directive for public buildings, amenities and official residences to fly the nationwide flags at half mast from Monday, Could 24 to Wednesday, Could twenty sixth.

Checks on Wednesday by our correspondent confirmed the flags have been flown at half mast in compliance with the directive to honour the military officers who misplaced their lives in a aircraft crash on Friday in Kaduna.

It was gathered that SaharaReporters’ report embarrassed some high authorities officers, Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCTA), and authority accountable for the power. 

It has additionally embarrassed the President Muhammadu Buhari-led authorities, SaharaReporters gathered. 

Eagle Sq. was constructed in 1999 to function the platform for the official take-off of the Fourth Republic of the Federation of Nigeria.

It was flancked on either side by the Federal Secretariat, Nationwide Cenotaph,  Nationwide Meeting Advanced, and the Supreme Courtroom.
It has since then offered the first enviornment for the symbolic switch of energy and inauguration of a brand new authorities, notably the swearing-in ceremony of the President of Nigeria.

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