TRADOC commander, Gen Aligbe extols young officers over fight to end insecurity

Ogunsakin Mustapha
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Commander, Training and Doctrine Command Nigerian Army,(TRADOC NA) , Major General Kevin Aligbe

The Commander , Training and Doctrine Command Nigerian Army, (TRADOC NA) , Major General Kevin Aligbe has extolled the virtues of young officers of the Nigerian Army in the fight against adversaries in the country.

Major General Aligbe made the statement at a cocktail organised by the Headquarters 3 Armoured Division Nigerian Army Jos in honour of the candidates for 2024 Lieutenant to Captain Practical Promotion Examination (LCPPE) held at Gowon Hall, Crispan Hotel, Jos, Plateau State.

In a release signed by the Acting Deputy Director, Army Public Relations,   Lt.Col Sani Uba, Gen Aligbe said the patriotic zeal and determination shown by the candidates during the exams indicated the level of preparedness of the young officers towards combating myraids of security challenges currently facing the Country.

Candidates for 2024 Lieutenant to Captain Practical Promotion Examination (LCPPE)


While congratulating the Examination Panel and Directing Staff for the successful completion of the examination, he commended them for adhering to the trajectory of high standard, discipline, dignity and santity of the Nigerian Army’s Examination. The Commander urged the candidates to be good ambassadors of the Service as they progressed in their professional careers.

General Aligbe who doubles as the Examination President also reminded the candidates that the examination is a catalyst to career progression of the middle level officers as well as it is aimed at driving the realisation of the Command philosophy and vision of the Chief of Army Staff.

He charged the examinees to maintain professionalism in discharging thier constitutional roles of protecting the nation’s territorial integrity and to checkmate acts capable of undermining the nation’s democracy.

While appreciating the Chief of Army Staff Lt General TA Lagbaja for approving resources that made the conduct of the Exercise a huge succes Major General Aligbe also thanked the Chief Host , General Officer Commanding(GOC) 3 Armoured Division Nigerian Army, Major General AE Abubarka for availing TRADOC NA facilities which made the exercise seamless.

Earlier in his remarks, the GOC , 3 Armoured Division , Major General AE Abubarka appreciated the high level of discipline exhibited by the candidates during the exercise. He expressed optimism that the knowledge acquired during the exercise by the candidates will propel them to do much better in service to the nation.

High points of the cocktail party was presentation of plaques and interaction with candidates by the Commander TRADOC NA, GOC 3 Armoured Division Nigerian Army, senior officers and important dignitaries .

The 2024 Lieutenant to Captain Practical Promotion Examination ended with a critique towards evaluating the achievements and areas requiring improvements for future exercises. Thereafter, the examination results was announced to the candidates.

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