JUST IN; Army gifts motorcycles to Soldiers [PHOTOS]
The 82 division of the Nigerian Army has reportedly presented motorcycles to four soldiers for carrying out their duties diligently.
The Cable reported that a statement by the Army on Wednesday said that Taoreed Lagbaja, general officer commanding (GOC) of the division, presented the gifts to two sergeants — Amodu Simon and Oyinbo Emmanuel — Mbanaso Isaac, a corporal, and Ibrahim Lawal, a private.
According to the statement, the soldiers also received letters of commendation from the GOC during an event which held on Tuesday at Abakpa cantonment, Enugu.
“While making the presentation to the soldiers, Maj Gen Lagbaja described their conduct as commendable and exemplary and noted that the soldiers’ assiduousness in ensuring the hygiene of the various portions of the cantonment assigned to them was impressive. He charged other soldiers of the Division to emulate the exemplary conduct of the honourees,” the statement reads.
“The General Officer Commanding disclosed that the four motorcycles presented to the soldiers was a symbol of appreciation for their outstanding conduct. He therefore enjoined them not to relent in their duties even if they thought nobody is observing.
“Each of the four awarded soldiers were drawn from various units of the Division and were picked after a careful observation of their conducts over a period.”