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GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 3 DIVISION VISITS TROOPS’ IN ADAMAWA STATE…Seeks citizens cooperation and charges troops on professional conduct

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division and Commander Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH), Major General Abdulsalami Ibrahim has said the support and cooperation of the citizens are critical in ensuring crime free and secured society for economic activities to thrive. The GOC made this know during a courtesy call on the Executive Governor and traditional rulers of Adamaw State while on tour to troops locations in the state.

Speaking at the Government House as well as the Palace of the Lamido Adamawa and the Emir of Mubi, General Ibrahim solicited for continued support to the troops deployed to secure the law abiding citizens. He added that the security agents are working tirelessly to flush out all forms of criminalities and guarantee safe society especially, as the general elections are fast approaching.

He also warned criminals and hoodlums to abandon their nefarious activities and embrace meaningful means of livelihood. The GOC further noted that troops of the Nigerian Army are well trained and will continue to discharge their duties professionally as enshrined in the Constitution.

Responding, the Executive Governor of Adamawa State, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri said there is an excellent relationship existing between the people of the state and troops of the Nigerian Army deployed in the state. He also applauded security agencies for their concerted effort in nipping criminalities in the bud.

Also speaking, the Lamido Adamawa, Dr Barkindo Mohammad Aliyu Mustapha and Emir of Mubi, Alhaji Abubakar Isa Ahmadu scored the troops high for guaranteeing the security of lives and property of the people and pledged their continued support to security agencies. They disclosed that the prompt response of troops to distress calls has reassured the people’s confidence of their security in the state.

Addressing the troops at various locations, General Ibrahim warned that disciplined soldiers are known for respecting their superiors and discharging their duties effectively and professionally. The GOC further revealed his commitment to troops welfare, reward good conduct and gallantry as well as punish misconduct.

Lieutenant Conel
Acting Deputy Director Army Public Relations 3 Division