By Augustine Ehikioya
For its onslaught against insecurity in Nigeria, the Director General, (DG), National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, (NIPSS), Kuru, Professor Ayo Omotayo, has commended the Nigerian Army’s (NA) achievements recorded so far in the fight against terrorism and insurgency in the country.
He gave the commendation on Tuesday 31 May, 2022, during a courtesy call on the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya at the Army Headquarters Abuja.
This was disclosed in a statement by the Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General, Onyema Nwachukwu, and made available to Security Watch Africa (SWA).
It reads “The DG lauded the NA on the achievements so far recorded in the fight against terrorism and insurgency in the country.”
He urged the troops not to relent until the adversaries are totally defeated.
He also pointed out that the NA has been dauntless in protecting lives and property of Nigerians in the face of the security challenges bedeviling the nation.
The DG said the NA has been forthcoming in providing logistics support to facilitate the operations of the institute.
The COAS, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, congratulated the DG on his appointment and appreciated the institute for the qualitative human development of the Army’s future leaders.
General Yahaya assured that the NA will “continue to support the institute to promote national development.
The COAS also donated a utility vehicle to the institution in appreciation of her contribution to capacity development of NA officers.
Present at the visit were Principal Staff Officers of the Army Headquarters and Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Management and Directing Staff of the institute, amongst others.