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No more hiding place for criminals in Plateau – COAS (Pictures)

No more hiding place for criminals in Plateau - COAS (Pictures)

No more hiding place for criminals in Plateau – COAS (Pictures)

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Taoreed Lagbaja, declared today, November 28, 2023, that there is no longer a hiding place for criminals in Plateau State.

The COAS made this statement while commissioning multiple Civil-Military Relations projects executed by the Nigerian Army (NA) for communities displaced by crisis in Mangu LGA of Plateau State.

In his address to the benefiting communities, the COAS expressed the Nigerian Army’s commitment to crisis-ravaged communities. The Army participated in the reconstruction and resettlement process by renovating healthcare facilities, schools, providing medical equipment, and installing manual and solar-powered boreholes for portable water sources.

The COAS emphasized that these projects would serve as beacons of hope for the communities that benefited.

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Represented by the General Officer Commanding 3 Division Nigerian Army and Commander Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH), Major General AE Abubakar, the Army Chief highlighted the successes of troops in Operation HAKORIN DAMISA IV.

He urged the public to collaborate with security agencies in fighting criminal activities and thanked President Bola Ahmed Tinubu GCFR for the substantial support given to the Nigerian Army.

He also appreciated Chief of Defence Staff, General Christopher Musa, for his leadership and strategic guidance instrumental to the NA’s success.

Community leaders, speaking at the ceremonies, praised the Nigerian Army for the projects and pledged to protect them against damage. They commended troops of Operation SAFE HAVEN and the Nigerian Army for their unmatched efforts in combating criminalities in the Mangu general area and the country at large. The leaders pledged increased support and cooperation with the troops.

Projects commissioned by the Chief of Army Staff included the renovated Nomadic Primary School and borehole at Dan Hausa community, newly constructed solar-powered borehole at Dungmunaan village, renovated primary healthcare centre with medical equipment and newly built borehole at Kyampus village, and the newly constructed solar-powered borehole at Gindiri community.



The event was attended by traditional rulers, community heads, and religious leaders.

No more hiding place for criminals in Plateau – COAS (Pictures)

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