Abuja - The Army has commended Nigerians for
their support over the past year.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Minimah, gave
the appreciation during the ongoing first quarter conference at
Army Headquarters Command Mess in Abuja.
I want to seize this opportunity to express the Nigerian
Army's profound appreciation to all Nigerians who have stood by us
through thick and thin particularly in the last one year," he
"The challenges that we continue to face has again
brought to fore the strength, perseverance, long-suffering and resilience of the
Nigerian nation and its people, Minimah said.
He said despite some of the reverses suffered in the course
of their operations, the people of this country never wavered but
consistently solidarized and identified with the army.
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They are understandably frustrated when we fail to perform
to expectation but are always quick to show their support and
appreciation for our successes. It is from them that we continue to draw
inspiration and invite them to our battle cry of "Never Again.
Minimah also express special thanks to the President
Goodluck Jonathan for support offered to the Nigerian Army.
He reaffirm the army unalloyed loyalty to the Constitution
He added that the Army would continue to perform its
constitutional duty of defending Nigeria from external aggression,
maintaining its territorial integrity, suppressing insurrection and
providing aid to civil authority.
As we move forward together, I urge all officers and
soldiers to continue to uphold the Nigerian Army values of loyalty,
courage, professionalism, discipline, respect and sacrifice, he
- CAJ News