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The Nigerian Army has deployed 173 officers and soldiers to Guinea Bissau on an ECOWAS peacekeeping.

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The Nigerian Army has deployed 173 officers and soldiers to Guinea Bissau on an ECOWAS peacekeeping Operation to strengthen and enhance security in the West African sub-region.


The Chief of Operations, Army Headquarters, Oluwa Femi AkinJobi, represented by Zakari Abubakar, announced this yesterday at the graduation and pre-deployment training of the troops from the Martin Luther Agwai Peacekeeping Centre in Jaji Kaduna State, adding that they were expected to leave Nigeria immediately after their induction.


While addressing the troops, Akinjobi, warned the soldiers to abide by the rules of engagement, exhibit braveness as professionals, and also respect the cultural sensitivity of the people of Guinea Bissau.


The Chief of Operations reminded the soldiers of the United Nations’ zero tolerance for drug trafficking and human rights abuse and also asked them to avoid indecent characters capable of tarnishing the image of the Nigerian Army and the nation in general.

Written by: Enwongo Udo

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