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Nigerian Army strengthens capacity, create opportunities for individuals to excell – COAS

By Suleiman Adamu, Sokoto

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Taoreed Lagbaja has said that the Nigeria Army will continue to strengthen and sustain it capacity as well create opportunities that offers individuals the space to achieve their life goals not limited to fighting at the war front.

Nigerian Army strengthens capacity, create opportunities for individuals to excell – COAS

Lagbaja spoke in Sokoto through a representative and Acting Commander 108 Division Equipment Workshop Colonel Aliyu Musa at the opening of a public speaking engagement with students of Sani Dingyadi Unity Secondary School, Sokoto conducted by the NA 8 Division headquarters, Sokoto to commemorate the 2024 Nigerian Army Day celebration.

He explained that the engagement was part of the Army’s ways of creating unique opportunities for students to interact with personnel of the Nigerian Army.

However, the COAS further highlighted the various roles and services individual corps of the Nigerian Army played or provided in the cause of rendering services to the society for nation’s stability , peace and progress.

Nigerian Army strengthens capacity, create opportunities for individuals to excell - COASAccordingly, he maintained that the engagement was also aimed at fostering positive perceptions of the Nigerian Army among the younger generations, thereby encouraging them to consider serving in the Army which he said was a noble profession.

The Division Acting Deputy Director Public Relations, Lt. Col. Ikechukwu Eze said in a release issued on Thursday in Sokoto.

He said the exercise was conducted across selected schools to create a platform for the Nigerian Army (NA) to inspire and educate students on the various opportunities in the Army, including the positive contributions made and achievements the NA has recorded while rendering its services to the nation.

The students who were overwhelmed with joy were tutored on various topics ranging from selection and recruitment process, requirements for joining the Army and sensitization against drug abuse. They were also enlightened on the numerous life enhancing benefits the Nigerian Army offers its serving personnel.

Highlights of the event include the display of a 20-minute video clip showcasing the evolution, disposition, and prospects of the Nigerian Army, donation of writing materials and souvenirs to the school and a group photograph.

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