Armed forces have restored Nigeria’s image – Oshiomhole


Gov Adams Oshiomhole of Edo says government appreciates the renewed determination of the armed forces in restoring the image of the country with respect to tackling insurgency.

Gov Adams Oshiomhole

He made the remark while inaugurating a block of 12 flats of two bedrooms built by the Nigerian Air Force for some of its senior officers in Benin on Friday.

Oshiomhole said that the least government could do for officers saddled with protecting and defending the territorial borders and integrity of the nation was to demonstrate care.

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He stressed that the sacrifice and renewed efforts confirmed that the armed forces had played decisive roles in helping to maintain world peace.

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He noted that the armed forces had been able to send a clear message that insurgency could not be part of the nation’s national life.

He commended the role of the 81 Air Maritime Group in Benin during the last governorship election, adding that the group had been active since his assumption of office eight years ago.

He stressed that the Air Force had been very active in securing the state and commended the CAF’s initiative and emphasis on officers’ welfare.



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