The Nigerian Army under the leadership of the new Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Major-General Farouk Yahaya, has vowed to crush all boko haram terrorists and members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, in the country,
The COAS stated this on Saturday, during the Passing Out Parade, POP, of the 80 regular recruits intake, at the Nigerian Army Depot, Zaria, in Kaduna State.
Major-General Farouk who was represented at the event by the General Officer Commanding, GOC, 1 Mechanised Division of the Nigerian Army, Major-General Danjuma Ali-Keffi, explained that the Military will not rest on its oars, until the entire country is safe for all citizens to live in.
While addressing the Soldiers, the GOC reminded that the contemporary security challenges orchestrated by bandits and terrorists across the country, demand that the Armed Forces maintain a well-trained and disciplined Force, congratulating them for the completion of their initial training at the Institution
He, however, reminded them that a lot is expected from them in terms of loyalty, discipline, and selfless service to their fatherland.
The ceremony which was earlier scheduled to hold on May 22, was moved following the death of former COAS, Lt.-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, alongside 10 other Officers, in a plane crash in Kaduna State, on May 20.
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