The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai has charged officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army to remain loyal, alert, vigilant and professional.
Buratai, who made the charge in his Easter message, solicited for prayers from all Nigerians to the success of soldiers engaged in the fight against insurgency and other theatres at home and abroad.
“Let’s join hands to pray that the Commander-In-Chief and all our leaders to succeed in their efforts to deliver to the people a safe and prosperous country we all can be proud of.
“I wish to use this opportunity to felicitate with all as we celebrate the Easter Season this year.
“I indeed felicitate with all troops under command for successfully witnessing this sacred period of Easter.
“This alongside the preceding Lenten period reminds us of personal sacrifices for the common good, care for the less privileged, protection of the vulnerable and love for fellow citizens.
“These are virtues that our profession as soldiers extol.
“It is thus an opportunity to renew our faith, re-dedicate our commitment to service and unite in our collective resolve to defend our country,” Buratai said.