By Joy Odor
The Chairman Senate Committee on Army, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume has commended the Troops of the Nigerian (NA) Army for the successes so far recorded in the fight against terrorism, insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the country.
Senator Ndume gave the commendation when he led members of the Senate Committee on Army on a working visit to the Chief of Army Staff ( COAS) Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya at the Army Headquarters, Abuja.
The Senator while expressing appreciation to the NA for the feat achieved in recent times against BHT/ISWAP insurgency, banditry and other criminalities said the NA under the current leadership has shown commitment and determination to end security challenges bedeviling the country.
He said the NA has recorded tremendous success in all its operations which according to him has led to total disarray of bandits in North West and North East Nigeria.
Senator Ndume urged the NA not to rest on their oars until the country is free from the grips of insecurity and assured NA of the senate’s support in all its operations.
He also called on Nigerians to give the NA the desired support needed in their operations by sharing actionable information that will aid their operations.
Responding, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya expressed gratitude to the committee for the visit to Army Headquarters, which he said will encourage officers and soldiers of the NA.
He assured the Senate Committee of the support of the NA in providing adequate security for the Committee’s tour to various NA units and formations to assess ongoing NA operations and also obtain firsthand information.
In attendance were Principal Staff Officers and other senior officers of the Army Headquarters.
Director Army Public Relations
16 September 2021