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COAS urge officers to carry out training of 81 regular recruits Professionally



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The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, as urged the officers and personnel conducting the training of recruits into the ranks of the Nigerian Army to carry out their tasks with diligence and professionalism.


Lieutenant General Yahaya, stated this when he visited the Nigerian Army Fitness Camp in Falgore Camp, Kano, where potential 81 Regular Recruits Intake into the Nigerian Army are currently undergoing screening.


The exercise which is part of the Nigerian Army’s effort to shore up the manpower of the Army is being conducted in the Fitness Centre Falgore to give the potential recruits an early exposure to the realism of the terrain and weather conditions that they would be confronted with during their training and in the course of their military career.

The Army Chief said the strategy also gives credence to his Pillars of Command, which is hinged on Professionalism, Readiness, Administration and Cooperation.

He insisted that personnel must be fair and firm in the conduct of the exercise.

Lieutenant General Yahaya, further assured them of Army Headquarters’ support in providing them with logistics and other infrastructure necessary for the successful conduct of the ongoing recruitment screening.

Gen Yahaya took time out to inspect ongoing construction works and the Medical Centre in the training facility.