Lieutenant General Yusuf Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Monday, April 29, restated the commitment of the Nigeria Army to clean the country of terrorists.
The COAS said this at the opening ceremony of the Nigeria Army Doctrine and Combat development workshop for junior officers which is presently taking place in Minna, Niger, Vanguard reports.
Buratai said that the workshop would help build the human capacity of the officers and help their professionalism.
“I charge all observers and empires to bring their wealth of experience to bear in the workshop to ensuring that laudable objectives are achieved,” he said.
The chief of army staff also expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for always helping the Nigerian Army with resources for its administration and operations.
Buratai was represented by Major General Yakubu Auta, Commander Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC).
Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger state also praised the effort of the Nigerian Army in their fight against terrorism, kidnapping, and other criminal activities in the country.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Buratai, on Saturday, April 27, said the Nigerian Army would source for N1bn to support its Vehicle Manufacturing Company (NAVMC).
Buratai said this at the Army’s Fire Power Demonstration at Camp Kabala Range, Jaji, marking the end of a week-long COAS Conference and CAT Week 2019,
“We are already sourcing for the sum of N1billion to support the NAVMC. You will be taken along. We have a number of investment in the army that have been generating some amount of money.
“We will take a loan from there to support NAVMC, so that they will be able to realise our dream of producing indeginous armoured fighting vehicles and to continue to maintain our existing equipment,” Buratai said.
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