The Nigerian Army has taken conveyance of 60 new VP – 1 Type Tracked Armored Personnel Carriers produced in China to support the continuous conflict against Boko Haram revolt and banditry in the North-East and North-West.
Talking during the appointing of the new shielded tanks at the Nigerian Army School of Infantry, Jaji Kaduna State, the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya said the arrangement of new stages to the combat zone highlights the Federal Government’s obligation to guarantee that a condition of predictability is accomplished the nation over.
Addressed by the Commandant of Infantry Corps, Major General Victor Ezugwu, the Army Chief guaranteed that the military is making pertinent strides in guaranteeing that crooks and psychological oppressors are killed and obliterated all through the country.
“It is a work which is in accordance with the Federal Government’s cardinal targets of handling the entirety of the security challenges confronting our dear nation Nigeria,” the Army Chief said.
“These stages we commission here today is notwithstanding other hardware got for the reason and this highlights the essential determination to guarantee that a condition of predictability is accomplished across the length and expansiveness of Nigeria.”
While saying thanks to President Muhammadu Buhari for supporting the military, the COAS said the vehicles would help the battle against uprising and banditry in the North-East and North-West locales.
He, nonetheless, cautioned the outlaws and other non-state entertainers to one or the other acquiescence with their arms or be shipped off damnation.
Lieutenant General Yahaya likewise emphasized the Nigeria Army’s responsibility in securing the regional respectability of the nation, adding that this would be accomplished in a joint effort with pertinent partners, accomplices and different organizations.