Aja Chukwumerije, enugu
Last updated December 31, 2022
The NigeriaThe Air Force has stated that the major milestones it recorded were the successful training of 164 officers and 2,916 airmen/airmen from January to December 2022.
Commanding Air Officers, Ground Training Command, GTCEnugu, Ibikunle Daramola made it known while addressing officials at a ceremony to commemorate grassroots socio-cultural activities (BASED), a long military tradition held annually to mark the end of activities. For the year.
Daramola took the opportunity to thank all the commanders, officers, airmen and civilian personnel of the Land Training Command and the units co-located here in Enugu for their efforts towards the success recorded during the year.
“It is useless to claim that we could not have reached the heights we have reached without your individual and collective contributions. I urge you to continue to do everything you can to ensure the security of a united Nigeria. We must all remain professional in the performance of our roles, while remaining apolitical and totally dedicated to the safety, security and well-being of all NigeriansDaramola said.
The Air Officer Commandant also thanked the Enugu State Government for its support of the Ground Training Command.
“His Excellency provided funds for the installation of a new transformer to feed the recently installed water treatment plant,” Daramola said.
Governor of Enugu State Ifeanyi Ugwuanyiwho was represented on the occasion by Professor Simeon OrtuanyaState Government Secretary, stressed the need for Nigerians to appreciate the efforts of the military in fighting the insurgency.
“As we celebrate the culture of Nigeria in this relaxed atmosphere, let us not forget the invaluable contribution of our Armed Forces in upholding the national integrity of this great nation. Today our troops are involved in various internal security operations throughout the country. | I must congratulate them on their commitment, dedication and discipline, which have been their hallmarks in the fight against insurgency, banditry, kidnapping and other forms of crime in Nigeria.Ugwuanyi said.
“I would like to take this occasion to thank you for your sacrifices to our homeland and your contributions to peacekeeping in Enugu State, South East and Nigeria in general. They have shown exceptional loyalty, resilience, bravery and patriotism in ensuring peace in the country. Their bravery will continue to be our inspiration as they strive daily, even in the midst of discomfort, to ensure the safety of Nigeria and Nigerians.”
“I am aware that today’s event is a military tradition that seeks to provide an opportunity for Nigerian Air Force personnel and their families to interact with each other and with the civilian population in their host community.”
“Occasions like this give us an opportunity to appreciate the families of our staff for providing support and care on the home front, while their loved ones are engaged on the front lines. | We salute your resilience and pray that your efforts are never in vain,said the governor.
“The governor promised to continually support the military. On behalf of the Government and the good people of Enugu State, | They are committed to continuing to support the Nigerian Armed Forces and other security agencies in carrying out their duties,” Ugwuanyi stated.
The act included the awarding of prizes to some meritorious non-commissioned officers, the awarding of prizes to the best cultural dance troupes and the pulling of the rope by men without disabilities.
Dignitaries honoring the ceremony included the Commissioner of State Police, State DSS Director and Garrison Commander, Battalion 103, Akunanaw, Enugu, among others.