The Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Lucky Irabor has assured the citizens of Plateau State and Nigeria at large of the commitment of the Military to achieving incremental peace in the State and the Nation.
He hinted that the Military will not glory on the attacks and killings in Plateau State and other parts of the Country.
He said the Military will continue to serve the Nation with love, passion and true patriotism in order to achieve sustainable peace and security in Plateau State and the Nation at large which in turn he said will translate to economic prosperity. He assured the citizens that his men will continue to display gallantry, professionalism and competence in discharging their duties to enhance greater peace and security.
He hinted urged the public to expose criminal elements among them and contribute their quota to achieving lasting peace in the State.
“An environment of chaos and hostility is inimical to economic growth and prosperity”
“The whole essence of Operation Safe Haven here on the Plateau is to restore peace and we will achieve that” he stressed.
Gen. Irabor made these disclosures while responding to questions from Journalists at the Headquarters of Operation Safe Haven (OPSH) in Jos, the Plateau State after meeting with the Executive Governor of Plateau State, Stakeholders in the State and visiting areas recently affected by violent attacks which led to the death of many, others injured, destruction of property and farm crops in Jos North and Bassa LGAs.
He admonished the public to take measures that will ensure their safety, Know their neighbours well, understand basic security tips and provide security information to the appropriate authorities.
He said the military will not relent in dealing decisively persons who are threat to National security.
He called on Journalists not push false and unhealthy narratives that will not promote peace but use their journalistic prowess to sensitize persons who are ill-advised hinting that negative publicity has adverse impact on peace and security.
He urged the Journalists to put personal efforts to promote peace and escalate narratives that will build peace across the Nation.
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