Activities, Venues, Dress Codes For Today’s Nigeria Mourns

As Nigerians are set to mourn fellow citizens who have been victims of violent killings in the country later today Monday the 28th of May 2018, the venues, dress codes and a wide range of activities have been earmarked for the solemn event.

Some of the selected venues picked in some states in Nigeria to remember those whose blood was needlessly and violently shed across the states include:

1. Abuja
Unity Fountain

2. Lagos
A. Allen Roundabout Ikeja

B.Lekki side, Lekki Ikoyi Bridge, Lekki

C. Olokun Hall Ishaga, Isolo

D. Budgit. 55, Moleye street, Alagomeji, Yaba

3. Imo
ISMU Junction Owerri

4. Enugu
Okpara Square 8 am

5. Benue
JS Tarka Foundation Makurdi

6. Bauchi
Wuntin Market, Bauchi

7. Zamfara
Gusau Central Eid Grounds

8. Kaduna
House of Justice, Kaduna

9. Rivers state
12 Isiokpo Street, D Line, Port Harcourt.

10. South Africa
A. Nigeria Embassy Pretoria
B. Moyo Mtakatifu wa Yesu in Manzese, Dar, Capetown.

The list is not exhaustive.

Similarly, a dress code has been announced. Participants are expected to wear black, or wear a black hand band as a sign of their solidarity with every family that has been bereaved from these senseless killings.

Some of the activities earmarked for the solemn event include: flying all flags at half mast, joining the solemn assembly, stopping all commercial activities for 5 minutes between 12noon and 12.05pm (Nigerian time), observing a minute silent meditation at noon in a group, in front of your office, or at any solemn assembly. Others include calling out the names of every known victim and praying for their families and for the repose of their souls,occupying social media with the designated hashtags such as #NigeriaMourns #WeAreAllWeHave #WeCannotLookAway #OneDeathTooMany among others.

It is also expected that you can show solidarity by following @nigeriamourns on twitter and like Nigeria Mourns on Facebook and Instagram. You can also check out www.nigeriamourns.org for information on all solemn assembly activities.

It is expected that Nigerians in the diaspora would gather before the Nigerian Embassy closest to them from 11am for a solemn assembly.

EU staff in Abuja will also be hosting an internal solemn assembly and flying flags at half mast in solidarity with the National day of Mourning and Remembrance.

Videos and photos as things progresses will be sent on all our platforms including our Twitter handle @ZakzakySupport .

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