The Nigerian Army has re-stated that it would continue to ensure adequate welfare of its personnel to boost its service delivery.
Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai, who gave the assurance at the opening of the twenty-fifteen Regimental Sergeant Majors Convention in Maiduguri, said steps would also be taken to provide kits for troops taking part in different operations.
He said President Muhammadu Buhari had pledged his total support for the military in the campaign to restore territorial integrity of the country.
Also, the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas, expressed the service’s determination to ensure secure maritime environment for national prosperity.
Ibas gave the assurance at the formal presentation of his Strategic Directive 2015-1 aimed at enhancing the operational capacity of the Nigerian Navy in the country.
He said the strategic directive was set out to guide the attainment of the Nigerian navy goals in areas considered critical to effectiveness of its operations.