The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya has charged troops of the Nigerian Army to sustain aggressive offensives against insurgents and bandits who are precipitating insecurity in the country until they are decimated to a point of surrendering.
The COAS gave the charge while on an operational visit to 23 Brigade, Yola, where he received a brief on the security situation and the activities of the Brigade by the Commander, Brig Gen Aminu Garba.
Addressing troops of the Brigade, Gen Yahaya assured the troops that the challenges raised by their commander would receive the desired attention to enable them to perform their duties optimally.
A statement by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu said the COAS stressed the need for the troops to consistently train and bring their combat experiences to bear in decisively tackling the adversaries.
During the visit, the COAS commissioned two blocks of soldiers’ accommodation in line with his commitment to improve personnel’s welfare and boost troops’ morale.
He urged them to maintain the facilities and put them to good use.
Army Chief urges troops to sustain fight against bandits