Lt .Gen. Yusuf Buratai, Chief of Army Staff, on Monday reiterated the commitment of the Nigeria Army to rid the country of remnants of unrepentant terrorists.
Buratai spoke at the opening ceremony of the Nigeria Army Doctrine and Combat development leadership workshop for junior commanders taking place in Minna, Niger.
He said that the knowledge and professional competence gained from the workshop would be very helpful to the officers.
“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.
Buratai expressed gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for always providing the resources to the Nigeria army for its administration, operations and training.The chief of army staff was represented by Major Gen. Yakubu Auta, Commander TRADOC Nigeria Army.
He also commended the commander, officers and soldiers of the Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) for their untiring efforts to enhancing the professional competence of Nigeria army personnel.
Speaking earlier, Auta, urged the participants to take the workshop and the exercise that formed part of it seriously in order to gain maximally.
Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger State commended the Nigeria Army for their commitment in the ongoing fight against insurgency, armed banditry, kidnapping and cattle rustling in the country.
The governor represented by his Special Adviser on Security, Brig. Gen. Ndagulo Imam, Rtd, said that the state government would continue to support security agencies to perform optimally in the state.