Friday, June 18, 2021

Military retires 343 soldiers

 The Nigerian military has retired 357 non-commissioned officers (NCOs) after empowering them with skills for self reliance.The retirees comprised 258 from the Nigerian Army (NA), 70 from the Nigerian Navy (NN) and 15 from the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).

The Nation

They have either reached statutory age of retirement or attained 35 years of service.

They were disengaged from service at a well attended function at the Nigerian Armed Forces Resettlement Centre (NAFRC) where they underwent a six-month pre-retirement training to prepare them for life outside the uniform.

Addressing the retirees, the Chief of Defence General, Gen. Lucky Irabor reminded them their passing out parade signified a setting dusk in their distinguished military career as well as a.testimony of their determination, commitment and discipline.

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