The Commander of the Infantry Corps, Nigerian Army, Major General Olufemi Oluyede, has identified obsolete equipment, manpower shortage and insufficient welfare as factors affecting operational efficiency in the fight against insecurity.

He made the observation at the General 2024 Combat Arms Training Week held at the Infantry Corps Centre, Jaji Military Cantonment in Kaduna State.

He commended the leadership style of the Chief of Army Staff in addressing the challenges and repositioning the Nigerian Army to defeat current and future threats, saying that it is significant progress in that regard.

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja on his part assured troops deployed on various battlefronts that they would receive the highest benefits in recognition for their sacrifices in defending the territorial integrity of Nigeria.

He said this to officers and soldiers at the opening of the training, emphasising the importance of professionalism, lawfulness and loyalty to the constitution in discharging their duties.

The COAS stressed the importance of successful training at all levels for achieving victory in battle and urged troops not to withhold any ideas or suggestions that could enhance combat capabilities.

General Lagbaja reaffirmed that the Nigerian Army under his leadership will ensure troops receive deserving benefits aligned with their daily sacrifices.

Poor officers’ welfare limiting operational efficiency – Army Commander

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