Common Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, former Navy President of Nigeria, has urged the Nigerian army to urgently give you techniques to finish the Boko Haram insurgency.
He mentioned this whereas hailing officers and males for his or her successes through the years.
An announcement he personally signed Monday forward of January 15th Armed Forces Remembrance Day, suggested Nigerians to not be oblivious of the truth that the army is presently confronted with horrific challenges within the essential counter-insurgency conflict, and actions of different blood-thirsty armed teams.
“Therefore, it’s excessive time we search to consolidate our features and in addition fortify our fight energy. That is crucial as our Military is undeniably an expert army institution that has through the years achieved outstanding successes in defending our nation’s territorial integrity.
“Certainly, it’s pertinent for the highest echelons of our army to speedily evolve new fight technique to bravely confront the callous terrorists who’ve continued to carry many elements of the North East, and in extension, Nigeria in ransom.
“In the meantime, the 2019 version of the Armed Forces Remembrance Day is coming at a important interval, when teeming Nigerian electorates will go to the polls subsequent month to elect their new leaders at varied ranges of presidency.
“In latest instances, elections have examined our unity as a individuals, whereas additionally posing threats to our socio-cultural variety and difficult our widespread future.
“However, I’ve a robust conviction that our Armed Forces will stay apolitical prior, throughout, and after the final elections, whereas focusing solely on discharging their constitutional duty of safeguarding the nation both from the aggression of inside rebels within the guise of Boko Haram insurgents, or from exterior retrogressive forces.
“Lastly, on this distinctive event, I want to pay a particular tribute to a few of our gallant troops who’ve been incapacitated whereas on the Theatre of Conflict within the restive elements of the nation.
“I salute the unusual bravery of our lion-hearted fallen heroes who paid the supreme worth of their quest to defend our Fatherland. Let me additionally commend our Armed Forces for his or her resilience through the years in sustaining peace in Nigeria, United Nations Missions, African Union and regional interventions. I urge all Nigerians to help our army always.
“Whereas figuring out with the officers and males of the Nigerian Armed Forces on the momentous event of this 12 months’s Armed Forces Remembrance Day, I want all Nigerians Blissful New Yr.”
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