The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division Nigerian Army, Major General Taoreed Lagbaja, has honoured four soldiers serving in the Division for their diligence while performing their duties.
A statement on Wednesday August 3, by the Deputy Director Army Public Relations, Col Abubakar Abdullahi, said they were honoured during an event held on Tuesday, August 2, at Abakpa Cantonment Enugu.
The honoured soldiers, Staff Seargent Amodu Simon, Seargeant Oyinbo Emmanuel, Corporal Mbanaso Isaac and Private Ibrahim Lawal, each recieved a brand new motorcycles in addition to Letters of Commendation from the GOC.
While making the presentation to the soldiers, Maj Gen Lagbaja described their conduct as commendable and examplary 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 examplary conduct of the honourees.
The General Officer Commander disclosed that the four motorcycles pesented 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.