**Reiterates dedication to troops welfare/logistics
By: Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja.
Towards the backdrop of killings and counter killings largely between herdsmen and farmers in Plateau State, the Chief of Military Workers, (COAS), Lieutenant Common Faruk Yahaya, has visited important stakeholders together with the Governor of Plateau State, Mr Simon Bako Lalong and His Royal Majesty Da Jacob Gyang Buba, Gbong Gwom Jos, and Chairman Plateau State Council of Emirs and Chiefs to reiterate the message of peaceable co-existence.
A press release on Thursday by Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, Director of Military Public Relations famous that throughout the visits the COAS emphasised the necessity for peace and unity on the Plateau and the nation basically.
Whereas in Authorities Home, Rayfield, Jos, the COAS he reassured Governor Lalong and the great individuals of the state of ample safety, working in shut synergy with sister companies and different safety companies.
He averred that Plateau State stays house to peace and tourism, including that each one important stakeholders should work assiduously to revive the state to its superb days.
The COAS used the medium to understand the Governor for the super help he has been offering to safety companies within the state.
He assured that the help of the state authorities will go a great distance in enhancing ongoing army operations within the State and its environs.
Lt. Common Yahaya commiserated with the Governor and the great individuals of the state over the unlucky demise of late Main Common Abraham Luka Dusu, whom he described as a distinguished senior officer, a buddy and coursemate.
In his response, Governor Lalong congratulated the COAS for his appointment and counseled him for his efforts in tackling safety challenges since he assumed command.
He additionally commiserated with the Nigerian Military over the demise of late Lieutenant Common Ibrahim Attahiru and others who paid the supreme sacrifice whereas within the line of responsibility.
The COAS additionally paid homage to the Gbong Gwom Jos Jacob Buba Gyang, the place he reiterated the important function conventional rulers play in peacebuilding within the society.
He counseled the standard ruler, who can be the Chairman of Plateau State Conventional Council of Emirs and Chiefs for his efforts in propagating the message of peace on the Plateau.
Responding, His Royal Majesty, Da (Dr) Buba Gyang expressed satisfaction with ongoing army operations within the state, including that it’s yielding the specified end-state.
He additional urged the army to stay targeted and resolute in discharging their constitutional accountability.
He prayed God to proceed to information the COAS and his troops as they put their lives in hurt’s manner in service to the fatherland and humanity.
In the identical vein, the COAS on Thursday reaffirmed his dedication to the supply of welfare, ample operational platforms and logistics as catalysts to spice up the preventing spirit of NA personnel.
Disclosing this throughout his maiden working go to to three Division Nigerian Military (NA) in Jos, the Plateau State capital, the COAS emphasised that the welfare of troops is a high precedence of his administration.
Whereas addressing officers and troopers of the division, the COAS famous that by way of persistent demonstration of professionalism in all assigned duties, the present safety challenges could possibly be surmounted.
He charged the personnel of the Division to persistently reveal a excessive stage of professionalism within the discharge of their assigned duties. He assured of his dedication to their welfare, provision of kit and infrastructure inside obtainable sources to allow them to reach their numerous duties.
Throughout the go to, the Common Officer Commanding 3 Division, who additionally doubles because the Commander Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH), Maj Gen I Ali briefed the COAS on the operational actions, achievements, successes and challenges of the division.
The COAS counseled the Division for dwelling as much as its duties and urged them to not relaxation on their oars till peace is restored of their Space of Duty, notably within the Plateau. He assured the Division of his continued help to reinforce their operational engagements.
Whereas talking to journalists, the COAS famous that his go to to the three Division was to work together with the troops, in addition to encourage and guarantee them of his help within the discharge of their duties.
He nonetheless burdened that safety is all people’s enterprise and urged all companies of presidency, conventional rulers, opinion leaders, professionals, in addition to, all residents to work in togetherness for peace and safety of the nation.
Throughout the go to, the COAS introduced a Toyota Hilux Automobile to the Regimental Sergeant Main (RSM) of the Division, in fulfilment of his pledge to revitalize the place of Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSMs) as custodians of custom, ethos and regimentation within the NA. He added that empowering the RSMs will give them the mandatory enablement to discharge their duties successfully.
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