AOC urge personnel to enhance professionalism through physical, mental fitness
Air Vice Marshal (AVM) Abubakar Abdulkadir, Air Officer Commanding (AOC) Special Operations Command, tasked personnel on constant physical and mental fitness to enhance professionalism.
Abdulkadir made the call at the Nigerian Air Force Base Bauchi, 2022 annual 10 km walk/ Jog exercise on Saturday in Bauchi.
He said physical fitness would enhance troops combat readiness, especially at this time when the Armed Forces of Nigeria are confronted with security challenges.
“We must not relent in our effort at ensuring that physical fitness occupies an enviable place in the service as well as enhancing professionalism,”he said.
AOC, represented by AVM Usman Abdullahi, Chief of Staff, Special Operations Command said the exercise was aimed at continually promoting comradeship and esprit de corps among personnel as well as physical and combat fitness to enhance NAF operations.
In a remark, Brig. Gen. Markus Yake, Special Adviser to Gov Bala Mohammed on Security encourages personnel to continue physical and mental exercise for operational readiness.
He commended Nigeria Air Force for supporting the state and security agencies for sustaining the existing peace in the state.
According to him,the state government would continue to maintain support and relationships with security agencies to keep peaceful core-existance in the state.
Our reports that other security agencies participate in the exercise include Customs, Civil Defense, National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency.
Others are Police , Immigration Services, Department of Security Services, Federal Road Safety Corps, among others.
The exercise also featured the presentation of awards to the 3 best Personnel, paramilitary , officers wives, Corps Members and dependants.