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The General Officer commanding (GOC) 3 Division and the commander operation safe haven (OPSH) Major General Abdulsalam Bagudu Ibrahim has rewarded 58 soldiers meritoriously selected from various units in recognition of their outstanding dedication to duty, hard work and good good conduct.

This and more was contained in a statement issued by Lieutenant Colonel Ishaku Takwa Acting Deputy Director Army Public Relations 3 Division Jos. Presenting the cash gifts and bicycles to the soldiers at the Headquarters 3 Division Auditorium Jos, Gen. Abdulsalami sited the initiative as part of his vision to reward hard work and commitment to duty and also serve as means to motivate other personnel in the Cantonment to be more dedicated to their task. He noted that it was not hardwork that earned the recipients their reward but a combination of character and hard results. He maintained that character and attitude speakes a lot to ther personality of a person, “Never you think you have not been watched, and you must be seen to represent the Army positively anywhere you are” he stated.

Speaking further, Gen. Abdulsalami thanked the Chief of army staff Lt. Gen. Faruk Yahya for his exemplary leadership for rewarding soldiers and officers who have distinguished themselves in outstanding service. He also read out the riot act and told them they must not be found wanting in any form of misconduct will be appropriately punished. He encouraged the soldiers to continue to work hard and aspire for the next award.


Earlier in his welcome remarks, the Chief Of Staff Headquarters 3 Division NA, Brigadier General David Kurmi, appreciated the GOC/Comd OPSH for making the welfare of troops and their family members a topmost priority in the cantonment.

He urged commanders at all levels to objectively select recipients of such gifts without fear or favour to encourage others to aspire to achieve the feats. Brigadier General Kurmi charged the recipient to maintain the standard of discipline and dedicate more of their energy to serving the country.

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