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Nigerians expect the military to perform magic- CDS

The Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa, said that people always expect the military to perform magic.

He added that the military is aware of the citizens’ expectations as well as the security situations across the country.

Musa said this during the visit of Niger State Governor, Umaru Bago to his office in Abuja on Tuesday.

In a statement signed by Group Captain OO Ademosu, on behalf of the Director, Defence Information, Brigadier General Tukur Gusau, the Defence Chief, said, the Armed Forces of Nigeria remain strong, committed and steadfast in the discharge of its constitutional mandates.

It partly read, “Musa while welcoming the governor and his team also congratulates the governor on his election victory. The CDS said although the AFN is fully aware of the situation on the ground, he noted that people always expect the Military to perform magic.

“According to the Defence Chief, the Armed Forces of Nigeria remain strong, committed and steadfast in the discharge of its constitutional mandates.

“Musa added that the AFN needs to support Niger State in order to attract meaningful development.
He also acknowledged the support of the state government towards the military and assured the governor of the AFN’s readiness to assist Niger State.”

Speaking, the governor noted that Niger State has the largest land mass in Nigeria.

He added that the state is very close to Abuja, noting that the proximity to the Capital City, calls for security concerns.

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