CDS seeks involvement of all Nigerians to defeat terror



Alex BadehThe Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal AS Badeh has emphasized the importance of the involvement of all Nigerians in the on-going war against terror in the country. He said “when there is a war, it is not only the military that is at war but the entire citizenry”.
Badeh stated this when he received members of the Nigerian Air Force Officers Wives Association (NAFOWA) who paid him a solidarity visit at the Defence Headquarters in Abuja today. Air Chief Marshal Badeh who had just returned from Guinea Bissau where he attended a meeting of ECOWAS Chiefs of Defence Staff, told the visitors that all men and women of goodwill must join hands in the effort to rid the country of terrorism. He charged NAFOWA members not to relent in supporting their husbands and praying for the nation saying their contributions remains very vital.
Earlier in her remarks, NAFOWA President, Mrs Omolara Amosu said that they were at the Defence Headquarters to express their solidarity to the CDS and the entire Armed Forces of Nigeria in their untiring service to the nation in these trying times. She stated that her association was conscious of the challenging nature of this period in the life of the nation in general and the military in particular. She then assured the military and other security agencies of their continued prayers and support for the success of the efforts to ensure peace and security in the country.
NAFOWA is a non-governmental organisation comprising of wives of officers of the Nigerian Air Force committed to the welfare of barracks community and its environs.

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