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  • News - North Central - Benue
  • Updated: November 30, 2023

Benue: Chief of Army Staff, Lagbaja vows to tackle insecurity with commitment

Benue: Chief of Army Staff, Lagbaja vows to tackle insecurit

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja has promised that the  Nigerian Army would tackle insecurity in Benue State with commitment.

Lagbaja gave the assurance when he visited the governor of the state, Reverend Father (Dr) Hyacinth Alia at the State Government House.

The army chief who was on a courtesy visit appreciated the governor and people of the state for the cordial relationship enjoyed between the state and the army.

He equally appreciated them for supporting the troops operating in the state to tackle the security situation.

Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, the Director Army Public Relations made this known in a statement on Thursday.

According to Nwachukwu, the governor while responding appreciated the troops of the Nigerian Army for their sacrifices in maintaining peace in the state.

He also assured of his administration's continuous support to enhance the troops' operational capabilities for the safety of the state.

The army chief also led a delegation to the 4 Special Forces Command of the Nigerian Army in Doma, Nasarawa State.

During the visit, he commended the troops for their resilience and commitment to serving the nation.

He further urged them to uphold the highest standard of professionalism while discharging their constitutional duties. 

The statement partly reads: "The COAS, who toured facilities at the Nigerian Army Barracks Doma, assured troops of the effort of the Federal Government and the Army High Command to improve infrastructural amenities and provide combat enablers for the optimal performance of their roles.

"Gen Lagbaja charged the troops to remain disciplined and give their very best in the service to their fatherland."

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