Don’t be involved in smuggling, illegal checkpoints–Commander warns soldiers


The Commander Corps of Engineers, Nigerian Army, Major General Philip Eromosele has warned soldiers of 15 Field Engineer Regiment, Topo Barracks, Badagry against smuggling and illegal checkpoints.

Eromosele gave the advice when he paid an operational visit to the Regiment in Topo, Badagry on Thursday, 25 May 23, to inspect the level of work at the Barracks.

According to the Commander, “I urge you to discharge your duties professionally and distance yourselves from acts contrary to the military profession”.

The Commander warned them not to be involved in any illegal roadblocks and smuggling activities that would tarnish their profession.

 The General urged them to ensure that they remain focused on discharging their duty accordingly.

Eromosele warned that any act short of military ethics capable of tarnishing the reputation of the Army would be met with stringent measures.

The General urged them to take advantage of training to build and develop themselves.

According to him, the Army had recently provided lots of opportunities for troops to acquire knowledge.

Eromosele assured them of better motivation in the coming year in terms of equipment, and welfare for them and their families, urging them to be role models to their children.

Inspecting some ongoing projects in the Barracks, the Commander commended the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Ibrahim Liadi, for maintaining a healthy environment.

“I am happy to be here today to see the level of ongoing projects, knowing full well that for any soldier in the field, to be effective, his welfare must be properly taken care of.

“I am impressed with the level of work at the Commanding Officer’s Residence, road construction, Medical Reception Station and others.

“I am satisfied with the level of work in the Barracks, just keep it up,” he said.

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