COAS Assures Benue Governor of Commitment to Tackling insecurity
By Nokai Origin, Abuja
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja has reiterated the commitment of Nigerian Army troops in decisively tackling security challenges in some parts of Benue and neighbouring states.
The COAS gave the assurance at the Benue State Government House, while on a courtesy visit to the Governor, Reverend Father (Dr) Hyacinth Alia as contained in a statement issued by the Director ,Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu.
General Lagbaja appreciated the Governor, Government and good people of the state for the existing cordial relationship between the State and the Nigerian Army on one hand and the support extended to the troops operating in the state on the other hand.
The Benue State Governor, Dr Hyacinth Alia appreciated the efforts and sacrifices of the Nigerian Army troops in maintaining the peace in Benue State.
He assured the Army of his administration’s continued support to enhance troops’ operational efficiency in the protection of lives and property of the citizenry.
In another development, the COAS also undertook a working visit to 4 Special Forces Command of the Nigerian Army in Doma, Nasarawa State where he addressed the troops.
The Army Chief commended the troops for their resilience and selflessness in serving the nation, urging them to uphold the highest standard of professionalism in the discharge of their statutory duties.
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.
General Lagbaja charged the troops to remain disciplined and give their very best in the service to their fatherland.