Support from the House Committee on Army ensures the Nigerian Army can rise above security challenges.
In a momentous visit to Army Headquarters in Abuja, the House Committee on Army, led by Honourable Mamuda Abdullahi, emphasized the pivotal role of legislative support in enhancing the Nigerian Army’s ability to tackle the nation’s security challenges.
The House Committee on Army, inaugurated on the 7th of November 2023, embarked on a crucial mission to engage with the Nigerian Army, recognizing the importance of synergy between the legislative and military forces.
This visit aimed to identify areas where legislative support could be instrumental in bolstering the Army’s efforts.
Honourable Mamuda Abdullahi praised the remarkable dedication of the Nigerian Army under the leadership of Lieutenant General Lagbaja.
He expressed his astonishment at the Army’s unwavering commitment to safeguarding the nation’s citizens, underscoring the importance of their mission.
“Our visit today is motivated by the necessity to acquaint ourselves with the Headquarters. We have received insightful briefings from the Chief of Army Staff, which will guide us in our oversight role to assist the Nigerian Army.”
Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja, the Chief of Army Staff, extended his gratitude to the House Committee for their continuous support in the Army’s operations and training programs.
He highlighted the Nigerian Army’s unwavering determination to ensure peace and stability across the nation, addressing security concerns in all geopolitical zones.
“We are resolute in working collaboratively with institutions like the National Assembly, leveraging the House Committee on Army to fulfill our constitutional duties.
The challenges we face can be surmounted with your dedicated efforts. Our country is grappling with numerous security issues, and together with the National Assembly, we are poised to overcome them.”
Lieutenant General Lagbaja also acknowledged the valuable role played by the House Committee as representatives of the people, providing essential feedback that has contributed to refining the Army’s operations and aligning them with the expectations of the nation.
This legislative commitment to support the Nigerian Army ensures that the nation can confront its security challenges with a united front.
Together, they are working towards a safer and more secure Nigeria, where the Army’s dedication is bolstered by legislative backing.