Lt.-Gen. Tukur Yusuf Buratai, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), has restated and reaffirmed the loyalty and commitment of the Nigerian Army to President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.
This was revealed at the opening ceremony of a two-day Directorate of Army Physical Training (DAPT) Conference in Zaria, Kaduna State.
The Army Chief thanked the President for giving full support to the Army to discharge its duties freely and in accordance with the law.
The COAS in his statement said, ‘I want to humbly express my profound gratitude to Mr President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, for his continued and invaluable support to the Nigerian Army in the discharge of its constitutional roles.
‘Therefore, I wish to pledge the commitment and unalloyed loyalty of officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army to the President and the defence of our democracy.’
The COAS also stated that his leadership gives precedence to training and retraining of Nigerian Army Officers in order to build a responsive and responsible workforce.