A file picture of Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, says the Nigerian Army is consolidating on the positive factors of a number of years of intensive the struggle towards insurgency and sort out the safety challenges confronting the nation.
He made the remarks on Saturday whereas commissioning some initiatives on the 23 Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Gibson Halo Cantonment in Yola, the Adamawa State capital.
Buratai, due to this fact, urged the troops to diligently uphold and carry out their tasks of defending the territorial integrity of the nation.
He additionally challenged the troops in varied theatres of operation to stay steadfast and proceed to discharge their duties professionally.
The military chief commissioned three key initiatives which embody an entrepreneurship and expertise acquisition centre for girls and youths within the barracks and host communities, the Accident and Emergency Unit on the Military Clinic, in addition to a basis laying of a fringe fence within the barracks.
He applauded the 23 Brigade for establishing the Skills Acquisition Centre and different initiatives being commissioned.
Buratai stated the initiatives had been consistent with his imaginative and prescient of repositioning the power for larger efficiency.
He affirmed that the military has continued to position premium on the welfare of its troops and their households, therefore the intervention in such areas.
Buratai, nevertheless, urged the troops to redouble their efforts and rededicate themselves to service as they collectively defend the territorial integrity of the nation.
He was accompanied to the barrack by the General Officer Commanding 3 Division, Major General Nuhu Angbazo, and different senior military officers.
Governor Umaru Fintiri who was represented on the occasion by his deputy, Crowther Seth, counseled the navy in securing the state.
Major General Angbazo, on his half, believes the initiatives will improve the welfare of the troops.
In his welcome tackle, the Commander of 23 Brigade, Brigadier General Sani Mohammed, spokes about among the programs to be taken on the expertise acquisition centre.
The transit lodging is predicted to help in facilitating the overall administration of enormous variety of officers and troopers coming to the North East, who use the cantonment as a transit camp.
Other dignitaries on the occasion included conventional and spiritual leaders, state authorities officers and politicians, in addition to among the college students that may be admitted into the Skills acquisition centre.