July 14, 2024

Eid-el-Kabir: Army Chief commends troops for their sacrifices


The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja has extended hearty felicitations and commendations to troops of the Nigerian Army and members of their families on the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir

Major General Onyema Nwachukwu, Director, Army Public Relations in a statement commended their commitment and gallantry in confronting emerging security challenges and threats in the country.

According to the statement, the COAS described Eid-el-Kabir as a significant festival depicting the important place of sacrifice in humanity and divinity.

The Army Chief expressed gratitude for the relative peace restored in many hitherto troubled parts of the country, acknowledging the enormous sacrifice made by the NA, both in human and logistics resources, in the ongoing battle against terrorism, insurgency, banditry, secessionist agitations, and sundry crimes.

General Lagbaja noted that Nigerian Army troops have displayed unalloyed loyalty, extraordinary courage and faith in the nation, thereby emerging victorious in the face of grave danger.

He explained that many bear the badge of courage and bravery in the form of battle scars and injuries while others carry the memories and stories of their sacrifices for our beloved country.

The COAS enjoined all to show collective understanding and support for the government’s efforts to implement necessary reforms to restore economic prosperity.

He also urged all Nigerian Army personnel and their families to renew their commitment to selflessness and patriotism for the growth and development of the country, reaffirming his dedication to providing visionary and inclusive leadership needed for effective training, robust living standards and operational effectiveness.



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