Don’t Let Nigeria Down, Chief Of Defence Staff Urges Troops

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The Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa has encouraged the Commanders and troops of the Nigerian Army to remain steadfast and not let the nation down in their ongoing efforts to address the emerging security challenges across the country.
This was contained in a statement made available to Defence Correspondents in Abuja by Director of Army Public Relations Brig-Gen Onyema Nwachukwu.
According to the statement, CDS advised the Army Headquarters Operations Centre in Abuja during a visit to the Army Headquarters after he was briefed on operational engagements of troops in various theatres of operations in the country.
It stated that Gen Musa commended the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja, Principal Staff Officers, Field Commanders and troops for their dedication and sacrifice to the Nation adding, that military service was a selfless service to humanity and must statutorily support civil authorities.
According to the statement, the CDS who charged Commanders at all levels to be focused, committed and professional in steering the affairs of their various commands to expedite the restoration of peace and stability in the country urged them to lead by example and provide result-oriented leadership and mentorship to the junior leaders of the Nigerian Army.
In addition, Gen Musa urged the troops of the NA to remain resilient and ensure jointness and inter-agency cooperation in the conduct of their operations to mitigate security challenges.
He assured the troops of the support of the President, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
He appreciated the President for his interventions in the Armed Forces of Nigeria, since his assumption of office.
According to him, “We have a task ahead and we cannot afford to let our country down, we have the support of Mr President and the nation at large”,
He charged the troops to support the lead agency in the forthcoming elections and strictly adhered to the codes of conduct guiding troops’ roles during polls.





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