Army Recruitment: COAS Charges Officers On Zero Compromise

The Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt Gen Faruk Yahaya, has charged officers to leverage on the experience garnered from the previous exercises to improve upon the conduct of the ongoing recruitment in the Nigerian Army and ensure that the goals of the exercise are not compromised.

The Army Chief, who gave the charge today, 25 January 2022, when he visited the Nigerian Army Battle Fitness Centre, NABFC, in Falgore, Kano State, where the ongoing screening exercise for 82 Regular Recruit Intake is being conducted, said only the best candidates who are medically and physically fit will be recruited into the Nigerian Army.

TheFact Nigeria notes that Gen. Yahaya also assured them of equipping the centre with more training aids and facilities to further enhance training at the centre.

The Director Manpower Planning, Maj Gen Umar Musa, while briefing the COAS, pointed out, that over 3,800 candidates are currently undergoing screening at the centre, adding that the main goal of the exercise is to recruit young and physically fit Nigerians to fill the manpower needs of the NA.

The COAS also took a tour of the centre during which he inspected completed as well as ongoing projects at the centre. Gen Yahaya also interacted with the candidates and left them with some words of encouragement.

A Cross section of the Recruits.

Accompanying the COAS during the visit are the General Officer Commanding, 1 Division, Maj Gen Kabiru Muhktar, Chief of Administration (Army) Maj Gen Usman Mohammed, Chief of Operations Maj Gen Olumide Akinjobi, Provost Marshal (Army) Maj Gen Robert Aiyenigba and the Chief of Military Intelligence (Army) Maj Gen Ibrahim Salihu.

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