The Nigerian Army has called for the support of Nigerians in its efforts to ensure peace, security and protection of lives and property.

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai made the call in Maiduguri on Friday at a news conference to herald the 2019 combined Nigerian Army Day Celebration, NADCEL Combat Support Arms Training Week.

Both events are due to take place in Lagos between July 1 and July 6.

Buratai noted that the army had been making progress toward the development of the nation. He, therefore, urged the people and media in particular should desist from negative report capable of breaching the peace.

The theme of the 2019 NADCEL is “Professionally responsive soldiering: A panacea for successful military operations.”

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