Army spokesperson hails GOC for taming banditry, kidnaping in Kaduna
The Acting Director Army Public Relations (ADAPR), Colonel Sagir Musa, has commended the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 1 Division Kaduna, his officers and men for tackling the menace of cattle rustling, kidnapping, banditry and other heinous crimes in the State.
Sagir, gave the commendation during a courtesy visit to the Division’s GOC, Major-General Faruq Yahaya, just before the commencement of the “Directorate of Army Public Relations Third Quarter Study Period 2019”.
The study is taking place at the Nigerian Army (NA) 1 Division, Kaduna
The Army spokesperson, noted that bandits, cattle rustlers and other criminal elements are finding it difficult to freely operate and also carry out their nefarious activities along dangerous routes in the State.
“Let me use this opportunity to thank the GOC, officers and men of the Division for rising up to expectation in dealing with some naughty security challenges in Kaduna State and neighbouring States.
“The GOC and his men, together with his diligent officers, have successfully decimated bandits, kidnappers and other criminals terrorizing Kaduna.
“They are now finding it difficult to perpetrate their satanic crimes,” he said.
Col. Sagir, thereafter expressed the Army Public Relations Unit’s appreciation to the GOC for the support and guidance he rendered them from the preparation stage to the actual hosting of the ‘Third Quarter Study programme’.
According to Sagir, their courtesy call to the GOC was paramount and highly neccesary, as it is a mark of honour not only to him (Maj. Gen. Yahaya), but to his exalted office.
Responding, the GOC, welcomed the Acting Director Army Public Relations, and his delegation to the Division, thanking The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant-General Tukur Yusuf Buratai, for finding them worthy to host the August event.
He pledged to support, offer assistance and provide necessary interventions if the need arises to the ‘Study Period’ organizers, towards the successful hosting of their event.