Army Admits 4,800 Soldiers ,task to protect Nation’s territory integrity.

The Nigerian Army has admitted new soldiers to further Combat Insecurity and protect the Nation’s territory integrity.

With to this, 4,800 were newly admitted at the passing out parade ceremony held in Kaduna State.

At the ceremony,the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya, said the new recruits are expected to contribute to the army’s ongoing operations in various parts of the country, adding that there is also provision for specialised training being given to those already in the service, to enhance their capabilities.

The Army chief said the soldiers commenced their training in August and they have been trained as professional soldiers in line with training directives, taking cognisance, of course, of the current environment.

“We hope they will deliver as they are deployed across all the theatres.”

“The drive as mandated by Mr. President is to increase our strength and have more feet on the ground in addition to all the things we are doing,” he said. “And he has provided all the resources for this.”

Lieutenant-General Yahaya, urged the newly inaugurated soldiers to apply the mental, physical and moral training acquired over the past few months as well as those they will be exposed to at their respective formations.

He cautioned them to uphold the Nigerian Army’s core values of Loyalty, Selfless Service, Courage, Discipline, Integrity, and Respect for Others saying that they should remain loyal to constituted authorities at all times and place the interest of the nation ahead of their personal convictions.

The Chief of Army Staff said the army portal has been opened for a new set of recruits who are expected to commence training in January.

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