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New Army Chief Has The Following Strong Message For Nigerian Troops In Front Lines

By Suleiman Adamu

The Chief Of Army Staff Lt. Gen. Farouk Yahaya has on his visit to Headquaters 6 Division Nigerian Army urged troops to be professional and competent in discharging their duties as he commended them for a job well done.

Nigerian Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Faruk Yahaya addressing journalists during his visit to the Headquarters 6 Division of the Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, July 27, 2021.

While addressing the troops at the 29 battalion parade ground Port Harcourt Barracks, the COAS enjoined the troops to learn from their superiors in order to be proficient as he encouraged Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs) and Regimented Sergeant Major (RSM) to uphold the professionalism of the Nigerian Army.
“For you to be professional and disciplined, you learn from your superiors”, he said.

Speaking further, the COAS charged the RSMs as custodians of regimentation to endeavour to bring back the glory of the Nigerian Army by being role models to the young ones.

To encourage the RSMs and motivate the troops to work harder, he handed over an official brand new Hilux Vehicle to 6 Division’s RSM AWO Baba Bello to enable him carry out his duties effectively.
Other activities included were commissioning of fire fighting truck, garbage disposal truck, tractor and grass slasher acquired by the General Officer Commanding 6 Div NA, Major General SG Mohammed and also commissioning of renovated 2 blocks of 12 flats each and foundation laying for the construction of a block of 10 flats for Corpral below quarters.

Also among the COAS entourage were, the Chief of Operations Army Maj Gen OT Akinjobi, Provost Marshall, Maj Gen Olumuyiwa Aiyenigba, the Chief of Military Intelligence, Brig Gen Danladi Salihu and other Principal Staff Officers of Army Headquarters.