IBADAN — Major-General Ahmed Jibrin, the General Officer Commanding 2 Division, Nigerian Army Ibadan, says the Federal Government is working tirelessly to maintain peace in the country.
Jibrin said this, weekend, while addressing participants at the division’s 2013 end of year West African Social ActivitieS, WASA, in Ibadan.
The GOC said government was doing everything possible to support the security forces in the country to sustain peace.
“The situation in the country is tensed with kidnapping and other social vices, but a lot of successes are as well attained. The fight is still on and we are working hard to win,” he said.
He said that WASA entailed setting aside a day, usually towards the end of the year, for officers and men with their families to engage in social cultural activities.
According to the GOC, the culture is part of the legacy the colonial masters left behind for the Nigerian Army.
“It’s a forum where officers and their family members gather and interact at the end of the year.”
“Through we raise cultural groups that will entertain the audience.