The various operations and exercises under the Defence Headquarters are being sustained in the North East, North West, North Central, South West, South South and South Eastern parts of Nigeria.
Troops of Operation RESTORE DEMOCRACY in the Gambia have been rotated. The contingent earned the operational medal, due to their outstanding performance. A new set has been inducted into the mission (ECOMIG).
Defence Headquarters reaffirms:
- The unalloyed loyalty of the Armed Forces of Nigeria to the Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR.
- Total subordination of the Nigerian Military to constituted civil authorities.
- Complete dedication of the Military to it’s Constitutional Roles.
Dedication of the Armed Forces of Nigeria, to the protection of lives and property of all peace loving people where ever they live in Nigeria.
Commitment to routine training and regular exercising of troops, to keep fit professionally, in order to tackle security challenges in the Country.
Furthermore, Defence Headquarters reassures the general public of conducting it’s duties and tasks in line with best international military practices.
Finally, the general public is requested to furnish the security agencies with information on suspicious activities of individuals, groups or organizations that are contrary to Nigeria’s national security.