The Chief of Army Staff , Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has re-emphasized commitment to the welfare of Army Veterans, whom he noted, remain key stakeholders in the discharge of Nigerian Army’s constitutional roles.
The Chief of Army Staff made this statement during a meeting with members of the Nigerian Legion, Zamfara State chapter in Gusau.
The Chief of Army Staff was represented by the Deputy Director, Retired officers at the Nigerian Army Directorate of Veteran Affairs , Army Headquarters, Brigadier General Abdul Khalifa Ibrahim.
He commended the veterans for their commitment and loyalty to the Nigerian Army and the nation despite having retired from active service.
Speaking at the event, the Chairman, Nigerian Legion, Zamfara state chapter, Abdullahi Umar thanked the Chief of Army Staff for the gesture, noting that the visit was the first of its kind.