Brigade Commander tasks troops on human rights



 Brig.-Gen. Sani Abdullahi, Brigade Commander, 4 Brigade, Benin, Nigerian Army has advised troops 4 Brigade against acts inimical to while performing their duties.

Abdullahi gave the advice on Tuesday in Benin during his familiarisation visit to Nigerian Army Cantonment, Ekehaun.

He stressed commitment and discipline which were the bedrock any military should be the watchword the while discharging military assignment.

He noted the Nigerian Army was a professional Army was guided protocols consistent with national security.

He added that this was intertwined with the Chief Army Staff, Maj.-Gen. Farouk Yahaya’s vision of “a Professional Nigerian Army ready to accomplish assigned missions within a joint environment in defence Nigeria”.

The brigade commander also defies the heavy downpour to tour some facilities like water facilities, and part troop’s accommodation quarters within the cantonment.

He gave assurance to expedite commencement rehabilitation work at the facilities with a view to reviving and making them functional again.

Responding, Lt.-Col. Temitayo Fakokunde, the Cantonment/Garrison Commander, appreciated the brigade commander for making out time to visit his troops.

Fakokunde gave assurance that the advice the brigade commander would go a long way in reshaping and aligning the to the COAS’ vision.

The Agency Nigeria (NAN) reports that the brigade commander also visited the 322 Artillery Regiment where he was briefed Lt.-Col. Brown Aja, the Commanding Officer.

Abdullahi thereafter planted a tree in commemoration the visit.

The brigade commander further visited the 4 Brigade Services within Cantonment. (NAN)