Nigerian Army Solicits Public Support on Insecurity

Nigerian Army has solicited the support of members of the public in intelligence sharing that could assist the military to tackle insecurity.

General Officer Commanding, GOC, 2 Division, Nigerian Army, Ibadan, Major General Okwudili Azinta stated this at the closing ceremony of the 5-day Inter-Brigade Competition for officers and men of the division.

Major General Azinta, who was represented by 2 Division Chief of Staff, Brigadier General Koko Isoni said security issues was everybody’s responsibility for a collective fight against criminal activities and other security challenges.

He noted that the military has intensified its efforts at ensuring a crime free society.

General Azinta, therefore congratulated the officers that participated in the competition and urged them to always reflect the core values of excellence expected of the army.

The 5-day competition involved drills, map reading, weapon handling, obstacle crossing and combat swimming.

The participants were drawn from 4 Brigade Benin, 32 Artillery Brigade Akure, 22 Armour Brigade Ilorin, 42 Engineer Brigade Ibadan and 2 Division Garrison, Ibadan.

Rasheeda Makinde

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