Dr. Sylvia Olayinka Blyden has observed this year’s Armed Forces by paying courtesy to the victims that were involved in a car crash in the convoy of First Lady Fatima Bio along the Makeni Highway last week.

Visiting Connaught hospital to see the conditions of the victims, Dr. Blyden said that the victims are responding to treatments, with a lot more of a smiling face.

She encouraged fellow Sierra Leoneans to have space in their prayers for those victims because they were injured in the exercise of duty.

She said that the victims have been taken treatments at Connaught Hospital, and among them are police and military officers.

She said that there were also some nurses at the point she arrived at the hospital and had a good gestures with them.

She further extended warmth and Happy Armed Forces Day to all gallant, watchful Armed Personnel across the country, and thus cherished all of them for their service to the country.

In 2002, the late former president Alhaji Dr. Ahmed Tejan Kabbah declared in Krio that the “war don don” – “the war is over” and the 18th of February shall be a national public holiday in commemoration of the fearless fighters of the country’s Armed Forces.