Home Security Army wives specialists in non-kinetic approach to end hostilities laudable – GOC

Army wives specialists in non-kinetic approach to end hostilities laudable – GOC

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By Chijiok Kingsley

Abuja (Sundiata Post) – The Nigerian Army Officers’ Wives Association (NAOWA), have contributed in ending hostilities in the troubled societies by extending humanitarian support to the less privileged in vulnerable

communities, the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 3 Division Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar has said.

Gen. Abubakar who doubles as the Commander Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), in Plateau State, said non-kinetic approach in ending hostilities remains one of the Military strategy in winning the hearts and minds of the general public.

The Army boss stated this yesterday at the Army Headquarters, Maxwell Khobe Cantonment in Bassa LGA, near Jos, when he played host to the Chairperson NAOWA 3 Division Chapter, Mrs Fibishola Abubakar during a courtesy visit with her entourage.

Apart from their non-kinetic gestures, the GOC also applauded their resilience in keeping the home front going while their spouses are busy sacrificing their efforts in serving the country.

“We thank you for keeping the home front safe and ensuring the well-being of siblings of Army personnel while their husbands are on national assignment”, Gen. Abubakar said.

He pledged to work with NAOWA to prioritize the welfare of troops in 3 Division, noting that it is in consonance with the Chief of Army Staff Command Philosophy to ensure that premium was placed on the welfare of personnel and families.

He also lauded the Army wives for its skill acquisition programmes and support to the Nigerian Army towards ensuring quality and affordable health and educational facilities for the barracks and host communities. 

“The best way to keep our dependents away from negative vices is to engage them in meaningful ventures,” the GOC averred. 

Responding, the Chairperson NAOWA 3 Division Chapter, Mrs Fibishola Abubakar commended the GOC/Commander OPSH for his leadership style of prioritizing the welfare of troops and their family members. 

She said leadership style will focus on developing the skills of the dependents of personnel for improved income and better family life.  

The Chairperson also unveiled her projections to upgrade the NAOWA Skills Acquisition Centre as well as improve on learning facilities in the schools while also creating recreational centres for personnel families in 3 Division.

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