Reps urge Nigerian Army to improve troops welfare


The House of Representatives has urged authorities of the Nigerian Army to improve the welfare of soldiers in frontline to boost their morale for better performance.
This was sequel to a unanimous adoption of a report on an investigation carried out on ‘voluntary resignation of soldiers’, House Committee on Nigerian Army at plenary on Tuesday.
Presenting the report, Chairman of the Committee, Rep. Abdulrazak Namdas (APC-Adamawa) said the committee carried out an indept investigation on the matter.




the Nigerian Army should improve on the welfare of its personnel, especially those in battle fields or other combat operations to further make the soldier more committed to his job and to the nation at large.

the authorities should be more effective in monitoring or follow in the of the welfare packages in all the army formations to they reach out to all the (the soldiers) in a fair and equitable manner.




the Nigerian Army should continuously embark on orientation of soldiers, both old and new, about the reality of their jobs and the need to be committed to their country.





“This will reduce the number of soldiers leaving due to loss of interest,” he said.

Deputy Speaker, Ahmed Wase who presided over plenary called for votes on the recommendations and the lawmakers voted unanimously in support. (NAN)