By Aliyu Yusuf, Zaria
The Chief of Army Staff Lt Gen.Tukur Yusuf Buratai Tuesday, expressed thanks to President Muhammadu Buhari for his continous support to the Nigeria Army.
Buratai stated this while delivering a speech at the occasion of the 76 Regular Recruit Intake passing out parade held at Depot NA on Tuesday
The Army Chief who spokes through Major Gen Ibrahim Mohammed Alkali, the Chief of Administration Nigeria Army said,6000 recruits passed out today would boorst the manpower need of the Nigeria Army.
He observed that the military exercise conducted at Falgore forest with student officers and soldiers would expose the 76 intake to counter terrorist and counter insurgency operations.
According to him, the recent introduction of improvised explosive devices awareness training have moulded the young Army the tasks ahead.
He said that skills acquisition training,human rights training as well as laws of armed comflict have improved their skills and knowledge to operate in the ever- complex counter insurgency environment.
He tasks them of the oath of allegiance administer to them to serve as a guide to subject them both civil and military laws
About 6000 recruits passed out tpday which was preceded by commissioning of some laudable project