By Amos Aar
THE Chief of Army Staff (CAS), Lt. Gen. Faruk Yahaya, has assured President Bola Tinubu of the absolute loyalty of the Nigerian Army to him and the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Gen. Yahaya gave the assurance on Thursday during the inauguration of the newly constructed ultra modern headquarters of the Nigerian Army School of Military Engineering (NASME) complex in Makurdi, Benue State capital.
He assured that the Nigeria Army would at all times remain professional to ensure that the president achieved his vision of having a safe and secured Nigeria for economic and other social activities to thrive.
“We will at all times remain professional to ensure that the Commander-in-Chief achieves his vision of having a safe and secured Nigeria for economic and other social activities to thrive. Be assured of our resolve in confronting the security challenges facing the nation,” Yahaya said.
He also congratulated him on his victory at the polls and his swearing in as the democratically elected president of Nigeria.
The CAS further stated that he was convinced that the new headquarters complex would fulfill the administrative purposes it was built for in line with the provisions of one of the cardinal pillars of his command which was administration.
“I also believe that this complex will create the right ambience and conducive working environment for the Commandant and staff towards enhancing the administration and training objectives of the institution.
“This state-of-the-art complex is equipped to host scholars from the academia and research institutions during seminars, workshops, conferences and brainstorming sessions.
“It will no doubt serve as a platform to showcase new inventions and promote interdisciplinary studies for cross pollination of ideas geared towards proffering engineering solutions to address security challenges in the country,” he said.
Earlier, the Commander Corps of Engineers, Maj. Gen. PE Eromosele, thanked the chief of army staff for approving and making funds available for the construction of the edifice.