The Executive Governor of Oyo State , His Excellency, Engr. Seyi Makinde felicitated with the Nigerian Army on the occasion of their 2021 West African Social Activities (WASA). The event which was held at Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment,Oojo, Ibadan marked the end of the year 2021 training for the Nigerian Army.
In the Keynote address delivered at the event by his Chief of Staff , Hon. Segun Ogunwuyi, he commended the good work of the Nigerian Army in Nigeria and added that the current administration in Oyo State remains committed to promoting the already existing cordial-military relationship for the betterment of good people of Oyo State.
In the Keynote Address, Makinde said ;
“ I want to categorically state in clear terms that the impact of the achievements of the Nigerian Army during this period has added greater values , respect honourable and dignity to our perception as a people, about the Nigerian Army. “
“ I am glad that the Nigerian Army has recorded these achievements without prejudice to its respect for the Rules of Law. I have personally noted the achievements of Operation Burst in Oyo State, where the Nigerian Army plays a key role. I wish to use this occasion of WASA, to commend the gallant officers and soldiers of 2 division Ibadan in particular and the entire Nigerian Army at large.”
“ I also want to assure you that the government and the good people of Oyo State will continue to support and cooperate with the Nigerian Army especially in Oyo State, in order to reap the full dividends of peace and security “ he added.