GOC Rewards 58 Soldiers with Brand New Bicycles, Cash Prize in Recognition of Hard Work, Dedication to Duty

One after the other, Fifty-eight (58) soldiers selected from various unit of the Nigerian Army (NA) in Jos were on Monday rewarded with brand new bicycles and undisclosed sums of money in recognition of the hard work, dedication to duty and good conduct of the soldiers. 

Acting Deputy Director Army Public Relations 3 Division, Jos, Lt Colonel Ishaku Takwa revealed this in a statement on Monday that the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 3 Division and Commander Operation SAFE HAVEN (OPSH), Major General Abdulsalam Bagudu IIbrahimpresebted the prize to the 58 soldiers at Headquarters 3 Division Auditorium Jos. 

Presenting a cash gifts and brand new bicycles to the soldiers, General Abdulsalami Bagudu noted, the initiative was part of his vision to reward hard work and commitment to duty and also serve as means to motivate other personnel in the Cantonment to be more dedicated to their duty. 

He revealed that,  it was not just hard work that earned the recipients the award but combination of hard works and character. He further  maintained that character and attitude speaks volume of human personality. 

"Never you think you are not been watched, you must be seen to represent the Army positively anywhere you are" he averred. 

General Ibrahim warned that soldiers must not  be found wanting, as anybody found to be  indisciplined and engaged in misconduct shall definitely face appropriate sanctioned. 

He urged other soldiers to continue to work hard and aspire for the next award. He also thanked the COAS for leading an exemplary leadership of always rewarding outstanding  performance and hard working personal of the NA.

Earlier in his welcome remarks, the Chief Of Staff Headquarters 3 Division NA, Brigadier General David Kurmi appreciated the GOC/Comd OPSH for making the welfare of troops and their family members a topmost priority in the cantonment.

He urged commanders at all levels to objectively select recipients of such gifts to encourage others to aspire to achieve the feats. Brigadier General Kurmi charged the recipient to maintain the  standard of discipline and dedicate more of their energy to serving the country.

The event was anchored by a group photograph with the recipients of the award for the month of April. 

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