By Augustine Ehikioya
The Chief of Army Staff ( COAS), Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, has tasked Regimental Sergeant Majors’ (RSM) in the country not to allow discipline and regimentation to be compromised.
He spoke on Friday while attending the ongoing Nigerian Army (NA) RSM Convention 2022 holding at Nebo Hall, Headquarters Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps, Albati Barracks, Lagos.
According to a statement by the Director Army Public Relations,
Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, and made available to Security Watch Africa (SWA), the convention was discussing the topic: “Maintaining the Sanctity of Families in the Barracks: The Role of the RSM”.
It reads “The COAS, who noted that he holds RSMs in high esteem, called on them to ensure that discipline and regimentation in the NA is not compromised.
“He charged them to regulate and maintain good moral conduct amongst soldiers, their families and the Barracks community.
“This he averred, will positively impact on troops’ commitment and efficiency in ongoing operations to restore peace and stability in troubled parts of the country,” it added.
The statement recalled that the RSMs Convention commenced on Monday 9 May, 2022 with the theme, “Capacity Building For RSMs In the Nigerian Army For Enhanced Regimentation”.
“The Convention aims at developing the capacity of RSMs of NA formations, as custodians of discipline and regimentation in the NA,” the statement said.