The Nigerian Army on Friday said discipline remains the bedrock of the Nigerian Army in the discharge of its constitutional roles.
In a statement on Friday by Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, Director, Army Public Relations, it said the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Faruk Yahaya, made this known when he visited the Nigerian Army School of Military Police (NASMP), the Nigerian Army School of Legal Services (NASLS) and the 11 Field Engineer Regiment (11 FER,) co-located at Basawa Barracks, Zaria, Kaduna State.
According to the statement, the COAS also charged personnel to sustain synergy with their counterparts from the sister services and other security agencies during joint operations.
It said the Commandant NASMP, Brigadier General Mathias Oyinmiebi Erebulu, while welcoming the COAS, appreciated him for finding time in his busy schedule to visit the school.
He also appreciated him for the recent approval of the renovation of some blocks of accommodation in the barracks, following years of neglect and infrastructural decay.
He equally lauded the COAS for also approving the purchase of vehicles and a new 100KVA generator for the NASMP, Power Bikes for Military Police riders, construction of classrooms and kitchen for the NASLS, and the construction of boreholes, transit accommodation for officers, reconstruction of collapsed sewage tanks, erection of parameter fence for the barracks, amongst others.
According to the statement, senior officers at the event were the Provost Marshall (Army), Maj Gen Robert Aiyenigba; General Officer Commanding 1 Division, Maj Gen Kabiru Muktar; acting Chief of Military Intelligence, Brig Gen Danladi Salihu; Commandant Depot NA, Brig Gen Aminu Chinade; Commandant Nigerian Military School, Brig Gen Jonathan Aun; Director Army Physical Training Nigerian Army School of Physical Training, Brig Gen Abdul Rahaman; Brig Gen Olawale Fawole, Commandant and Chief of Staff to COAS, Brig Gen Aminu Umar, amongst others.
Army harps on discipline, synergy among sister agencies