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Kogi election: Maj.-Gen. Valentine Okoro says troops must exhibit discipline

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By Stephen Adeleye

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 2 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Valentine Okoro urged the personnel of the 12 Brigade to ensure highest level of professionalism in the upcoming governorship poll in Kogi.

He also urged the officers to exhibit high level of discipline and courage in the discharge of their duties at all times.

Okoro gave the advice while addressing the personnel of the 12 Brigade Nigerian Army, Chari Maigumeri Barracks Lokoja, during a working visit to Kogi.

The general said: “As soldiers, you must exhibit high level of neutrality, professionalism and discipline before, during and after the upcoming governorship election in the state.”

“In this crucial time of our nation, I expect you to remain gallant, dedicated and disciplined in your areas of responsibilities, ” he said.

Okoro commended the brigade for its efforts and collaboration with other security agencies in maintaining peace and security in Kogi.

He assured the troops of the total support of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, and the leadership of the 2 Division Nigerian Army for effective performance.

The General Officer Commanding (GOC), 2 Division Nigerian Army, Maj. -Gen. Valentine Okoro (4th from Left), and Brig. -Gen. Haruna Dasuki, Commander, 12 Brigade Nigerian Army, during the GOC working visit to Lokoja, on Friday

The Commander of the 12 Brigade Nigerian Army, Brig.- Gen. Haruna Dasuki, led the GOC round some facilities in the barracks such as the 12 Brigade MRS (Medical Reception Station) as well as the Brigade Guest House.

Dasuki, however, commended the GOC for his visit to the state and for boosting the morale of the troops for optimal performance in the defense of the nation.

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