The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has charged troops to be proactive in the discharge of their responsibilities as professional soldiers.
According to a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, Depot Nigerian Army, Captain H.M. Sani, the Chief of Army Staff who was represented by the General Officer Commanding 1 Division Nigerian Army Major General Mohammed Mohammed made the remarks while delivering his speech during the 2017 end of the year combined Chindit Cantonment West African Social Activities (WASA) held in Zaria.
He added that the Nigerian Army must maintain the momentum to consolidate on the victory recorded so far in the task of achieving peace and stability in the length and breath of the Country.
He further commended Depot Nigerian Army, Nigerian Military Schools, Directorate of Army Physical Training and Army Schools Physical Training for organizing a befitting WASA to the admiration of invited guests and other spectators. General Mohammed stated that the beautiful display by various cultural group confirmed that troops still hold their cultural heritage which is the aim of the event.