NIGERIANS CELEBRATIES ORGANIZED MUSICAL CONCERT IN HONOR OF FALLEN HEROES AND ALSO ENCOURAGES TROOPS IN FRONTLINE
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
The Defense headquarters in collaboration with lthe Rita Entertainment Television and other Nigerian Artists have organised a musical concert in honor of the Fallen Heroes and also encourages troops of the Operation Lafiya Dole fighting Boko Haram in the Northeast.
The Artists which includes Rita Daniel, Daddy Shokey, and other celebrities stormed Maimalari contonment Maiduguri where they stage their performance to boast the moral of the soldiers in the front line and also comfort the family members of soldiers in the battle field.
Speaking at the occasion. The Chief of Defense Staff. (CDS), General Gabriel Olunisekin said the concert tagged ” Tribute to our troops the Unsung Heroes Concert 2020 ” was organised as part of activities line up to mark the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day.
Genersl Olanisakin who was represented by Rear Admiral Nuhu Bala said “, the Maiden edition of the concert which tagged “Tribute To Our Troops, The Unsung Heroes Concert”was brought to Maiduguri to honour our fallen heroes and also encourage our troops in the front line.
He said: “the aim of the concert is to enhance public confidence and trust in the military through musical concert, corporate social responsibility and a visit to the troops at the theater by selected entertainment stars.”
“this measure will encourage all Nigerians to celebrate our Armed Forces in general and remember our veterans/fallen heroes and their families in particular, by honouring their service to our nation, so that, those at the front lines will feel appreciated and therefore be invigorated and stay committed to the service of our fatherland”, Olanisakin said.
The CDS said in the past 10 years, the Armed Forces of Nigeria has been engaged in the effort of keeping our nation secure by confronting the challenges of Insurgency, terrorism and kidnapping and other unpatriotic acts targeted against the safety and well being of the Nigerian people.
He said “the efforts of our gallant troops have cannot go unnoticed that was why the Defense headquarters organised this concert in order to identity with the troops and also enlighten the general public to keep identifying with them and also pray for their success.
Earlier in her address, the Executive Vice Chairman of Rita Entertainment Television (RET), Mrs Rita Daniel said ” we are here in Maiduguri to be with you and also encourage you for what you have been doing to keep our country secured. We are proud of you and we will continue to pray for you and identify with you.
In his votes of thanks. The Deputy Chief of Staff, Operation Lafiyà Dole, Colonel A. O Odubiyi thanked the CDS for this initiatives and organizing the musical concert to ginger the troops and the theater Commander for his support.
He urged the troops to be more courageous and prayed for the repose of their fallen colleagues.
Highlights of the event were performanced by Daddy Shockry Vetrro and Dance pertinence by Mrs Rita Daniel to the admirations of the solders and their families
Nigerian Army Commissions Camp Delta Response Force For Emergency Reinforcement in the Fight Against Insurgency in the Northeast
Nigerian Army commissions Camp Delta Response force for emergency reinforcements in the fight against insurgency in the Northeast
By Madu Mohammed, Maiduguri
The theater Command Operation Lafiya Dole and the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army has inaugurated Camp Delta Operation Response force and Combato building to provvide quick response and reinforcement in the fight against insurgency and Combato building to provide restaurant, gymnastic and relaxation centres for the troops of the theater.
While commissioning the Camp Delta force at the headquarters 7 Division of the Nigerian Army at the Maimalari cantonment, Maiduguri on Thursday, the Chief of Army Staff, (COAS), Lt. General Tukur Buratai said “As parts of the Nigerian Army Day Celebration (NADCEL), the commissioning of the Delta force is to provide quick response to troops when ever they received destress call upon.it is often to any troops in operation that there is a troops to response to their emergencies in no time”
The Chief of Army Staff represented by the theater Commander Operation Lafiya Dole, ,Major General Faruk Yahaya said “this initiative was conceived by the Acting General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Brigadier General Abdul Ibrahim to response to any threat in the fight against insurgency and any form of criminality.. The quick response force camp Delta is to provide response to any threat and provide place to rest for the Delta Special force’.
He said ” the commissioning of the Camp.Delta force was deliberately syncronized to be part of the NADCEL celebration 2020 to celebrate serving and retired officers and solders of the Nigerian Army and showcase the capability ”
‘ Today many projects are being commissioned in all Army formations and units across the country. Here in the 7 Division were witnessing the commissioning of Camp Delta force and also Comboto building which has restaurant, gymnastics and relaxation centre for our troops that’s 3 in one .
” I assured you of the Nigerian army’s determination to ending insurgency and all other forms of crime across the nation. On behalf of the CoAS I will like to congratulate the GOC 7 Division for successful completion and commissioning of the Combato”, he added.
On the commissioning the Combato building,, the theater Commander said ” my predecessor, General Adeniyi some time in February this year constructed a Combato tent but the tent with not withstand the weather of these areas. When I assumed office, I directed for construction of Combato building on 25th May, 2020 to serve as a special relaxation centre for our troops when they are off duty”.
” The Combato building provides restaurants, gymnastic and recreation to our staff, as well as meat joint.for relaxation of the troops during off duty hours and also to keep them fit.. .” the theater commander said.
While appreciating the COAS for his support to the theater, General Faruk Yahaya said we are committed ensure our mandate of keeping Northeast is sacrosanct. I therefore call on the troops of Operation Lafiya Dole to redouble our efforts, though rainy season is set it i know as a professionals we can do it as the COAS has urge us yo decisively deal with the insurgents ”
In his welcome address. The Acting Goc. 7 Division, Brigadier General Abdul Ibrahim said “on assumption of office as Acting GOC, I saw the need to put in place a befitting Camp Delta Response Reaction force to respond to emergencies and reinforcement to our troops.”
“With the force in place Maiduguri and its environs is safe and Maimalari cantonment is impregnantly secured. The Camp Delta force will Also provide s place for our special force to rest after successful response operation’s”, General Ibrahim added.
He assured the COAS and Nigerian in general that they determined to bring the war against insurgency to a successful end .
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By Daily Hint
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant, Sabiu ‘Tunde’ Yusuf, has reportedly been caught using the President’s cell phone to text the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele to make financial demands.
Tunde has also been caught texting the General Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and others soliciting for finances and other demands.
The revelation was made to ElombahNews by a source close to the Presidential Villa.
The source also revealed that he also takes official letter headed papers for personal use.
He also reportedly changes memos, a “height of criminality,” the source noted.
More details later…
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